070192 VO Economics for Historians (2018S)
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Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Students are required to attend this lecture on a regular basis. In order to pass this course successfully they have to pass one final exam at the end of term. Voluntary achievements such as handing in written answers to optional questions sets will be regarded as well as participation in discussions.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Students are required to attend this lecture on a regular basis. In order to pass this course successfully they have to pass one final exam at the end of term. There exists the possibility of answering 4 sets of questions on a purely voluntary basis and to hand in answers in writing. Additional achievements of that kind will be considered in the overall assessment of the student’s performance. The quality of final tests as well as that of answers to question sets will be evaluated on the basis of completeness, clarity of argument, logical reasoning and precision. Answers have to be formulated in complete sentences and are not acceptable if stated in key words only.
Problem situations, problems and theories as their suggested solutions discussed in the course.
selected chapters from
Winfried REIß, Mikroökonomische Theorie, Oldenbourg, München, Wien, 6. Aflg, 2007 und spätere Auflagen.
R. S. Pyndick, D. L. Rubinfeld, Mikroökonomie, Pearson, München , 5. Aflg. 2003 und spätere Auflagen.
B. Felderer, S. Homburg, Makroökonomik und neue Makroökonomik, Springer, Berlin 9. Aflg. 2005 und spätere Auflagen.
O. Blanchard, G. Illing, Makroökonomie, Pearson, München , 3. Aflg. 2004 und spätere Auflagen.
T. G. Rawski (ed.), Economics and the Historian, University of California Press, Berkeley 1996.