Economic Policies

The Austrian economic system (economic policy institutions, economic and social partnership etc.) The EU as implementer of economic policies (stability and growth pact, the Lisbon Strategy etc.) The new political economy The employment market policy Competition and structural policies Growth and environmental policies Taxation and social policies Monetary and currency policies Economic policies at the international level (WTO, OECD, World Bank etc.) Competing economic policy measures Diverse economic schools, neo-liberalism

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

literature to be announced in class

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated class

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy and Business Management (English)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

4.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After completing this course, the students should be able to answer and critically analyse the economic and political conditions and questions about current national and international economic situation (economic growth, unemployment, monetary policy, etc.).

Course code

1389-13-01-VZ-EN-38