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070192 VO Economics for Historians (2018S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 07.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 14.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 21.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 11.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 18.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 25.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 02.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 09.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 23.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 06.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Saturday 09.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Wednesday 13.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Saturday 16.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Wednesday 20.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 27.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim and Content
This course provides an elementary but systematic introduction to micro- and macroeconomic ideas as well as to their applications in historical explanations. Diligent and interested students will learn to make sense of and evaluate the background, achievements, main criticism and developments of those ideas. It provides an analytical and modern introduction to classical, neoclassical, keynesian, and monetarist ideas as well as to theories later developed. Although historically oriented this course provides an analytic and elementary introduction to modern economics.
Method
Teaching consists of one unbroken 90 minute unit weekly. Students have the possibility to prepare for each meeting on the basis of relevant literature provided in advance. Participants are welcome to participate in discussions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment
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

Requirements, Evaluation and Rewards
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.

Examination topics

Areas of Examinations
Problem situations, problems and theories as their suggested solutions discussed in the course.

Reading list

Principal Literature
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.

Association in the course directory

MA HPS: M3

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