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290332 VO Introduction to Economic Policy in Austria (2018S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

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ACHTUNG! Die Prüfung am 26.06.2019 beginnt um 12:00 Uhr im HS I NIG EG
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ACHTUNG! Die Prüfung am 10.04.2019 beginnt um 12:00 Uhr im HS I NIG EG

Monday 05.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 19.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 23.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 30.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 07.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the lecture is to provide fundamental knowledge in economic policy. The fields of economic policy are being exemplified by Austrian and European policy measures.

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. Business cycle and Stabilisation policy; 5. Growth policy; 6. Social policy, distribution policy; 7. Regional policy; 8. European economic policy; 9. Implementation, Realisation of economic policy.

The method is a classic lecture, but questions, comments and critique may be raised and discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exams which are announced in moodle.
No materials permitted during exams.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

No requirements in terms of presence at the lectures.
Three questions have to be answered at the examination. For each answer a maximum of 2 points and a minimum of 0 points are given.
Assessment: 6 points = 1; 5 points = 2; 4 points = 3; 3 points = 4; less than 3 points = 5.

Examination topics

Examination covers all topics as presented in the lectures.

Reading list

The relevant literature can be found in the powepoint files which are being provided by the lecturer.

Association in the course directory

(B11-8.1) (L1-e4) (BA UF GW 06)

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