040297 UK Political Economy (MA) (2019W)
Track in Policy Evaluation
- Registration is open from Mo 16.09.2019 09:00 to Mo 23.09.2019 12:00
- Registration is open from Th 26.09.2019 09:00 to Fr 27.09.2019 12:00
- Deregistration possible until Mo 14.10.2019 12:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
The course starts on Tue, Oct 8, 2019, ends on Thu, Jan 30, 2019, and consists of 24 lectures of 90'.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
- 1 problem set counting for 20% of the grade;
- 4 paper summaries counting for 40% of the grade (10% each);
- 1 presentation counting for 40% of the grade.
Participation is not mandatory but is strongly recommended. There is no make-up exam.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Empirical: Persuasion and mobilization, Media and fake news, Globalization, Immigration
Throughout the theory course, we will follow:
- Persson, Torsten, and Guido Enrico Tabellini. Political economics: explaining economic policy (MIT press, 2002);
- Morton, Rebecca B. Analyzing elections (WW Norton, 2006);
- Anderson, Simon P., Joel Waldfogel, and David Stromberg. Handbook of Media Economics (Elsevier, 2015).
The reading list for the empirical part of the course is available on the Moodle page of the course.