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040834 UK Theory and Empirics of Monetary Integration (E) (MA) (2018W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 50 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 03.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 18.10. 16:45 - 21:30 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Friday 19.10. 15:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Saturday 20.10. 08:00 - 14:45 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 08.11. 16:45 - 21:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Friday 09.11. 15:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Saturday 10.11. 08:00 - 14:45 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 14.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

Monetary Integration
Theory of Optimum Currency Areas
Exchange rate strategies, crises and interventions
Monetary policy in normal and crisis times
Fiscal policy and the sovereign debt crisis

Assessment and permitted materials

To pass the lecture course you need a minimum of 21 out of a total of 40 points:
- 19 points: final exam (90 minutes, closed book exam)
- 16 points: active participation during the course
- 5 points: newspaper research on a given topic (announced at the end of the
first lecture block)
Final exam: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 18.30 - 20.00 h, HS 9

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The university course (UK, lecture with exam) and the seminar (SE) are designed as
a package, so that on each course day the content of the lecture is rounded up by
corresponding group works and presentations. I therefore recommend taking both
courses. It is, however, also possible to register just for either the UK or the SE.
(4 ECTS each).

Examination topics

Reading list

De Grauwe, Paul, 2016, Economics of Monetary Union, Eleventh
Edition, Oxford University Press.

Association in the course directory

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