040297 UK Political Economy (MA) (2020W)
Track in Policy Evaluation
- Registration is open from Mo 14.09.2020 09:00 to We 23.09.2020 12:00
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.10.2020 12:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
As long as the conditions and class size allow it, the course will take place in physical presence only. If physical presence is not feasible, the class will take place in a "hybrid" form (combining online and physical presence of smaller groups).
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.