11 July 2020
Economics of European Integration
This course introduces the main economic aspects of the current development of the European Union (EU) and its policies. The basic idea is to discuss general issues in economic integration with a strong emphasis on experiences in Europe. After reviewing the institutional, political and historical background of European integration, the main focus is on the economic analysis of the policies and prospects for the European Union and its economic impacts on individuals, firms and regions.
Some recent developments in the international policy agenda like sovereign debt crises, Brexit and the euro crisis will also be covered.
This course provides an introduction to economic tools and concepts useful for the analysis of European integration. More generally, students learn to apply economic theory to real-world problems.
Prof. Dr. Volker Nitsch
The course is open to students from all disciplines.
- 20% Class participation
- 30% Short Paper (3-5 pages)
- 50% Final exam
EUR 1650: course fee
EUR 250: program fee
Early registration discount: -50€ (until April 4, 2020)
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