Universität Wien

290332 VO Introduction to Economic Policy in Austria (2012S)

1.50 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie



Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture aims at introducing into economic policy at a basic level. The fields of economic policy are illustrated by empirical examples of Austrian policy institutions (governance) , practices and performances.

The content of the lecture comprises the following chapters:
1. Introduction and overview; 2. Goals, indicators and trade-offs in economic policy; 3. Instruments and decision units in economic policy; 4. Growth and technology policy; 5. Business cycle and Stabilisation policy; 6. Social policy, distribution policy; 7. Regional policy; 8. European economic policy; 9. Implementation, Realisation of economic policy.

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(L1-e4) (Rd-W10)

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