Universität Wien FIND
Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

290129 SE Seminar in Economics (Macroeconomics) (2018S)

Selected Topics in International Economics

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 24 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 16.03. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 20.04. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 27.04. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 04.05. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 18.05. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 25.05. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar will enable students to better understand the most important economic concepts in international economics. The seminar papers and presentations in class will particularly focus on recent developments in international economic policy like trade agreements, trade sanctions, disintegration of the EU, the economic crisis of the EU etc. The seminar consists of papers written by pairs of students (group of 2) and presented in class. The paper and presentation should give a comprehensive overview of the topic, comprising the research question and results as well as (policy) conclusions. The benchmark for the length of the presentation should be 30 minutes, the paper should comprise 10-15 pages. Furthermore, students should participate in the general discussion of the presentations.

Assessment and permitted materials

Seminar paper, presentation and participation in the general discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A positive grade for the paper and its presentation. 75% of the grade is determined by the paper and 25% by the presentation and the participation in class discussions.

Examination topics

Reading list

Specific literature will be discussed in class and distributed electronically. Furthermore, students are supposed to search for relevant literature on their own.
General reading: Baldwin/Wyplosz, The Economics of the European Integration, 2015.

Association in the course directory

(L2-e4, L2-e-zSE) (BA UF GW 07)

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:42