Economic Policy

The Austrian economic system (economic policy makers, economic and social partnership, etc.), the EU as an actor in economic policy (Stability and Growth Pact, Lisbon Strategy, etc.).), New Political Economy, Labour Market Policy, Competition and Structural Policy, Growth and Environmental Policy, Tax and Social Policy, Monetary Policy, the international level of economic policy (WTO, OECD, World Bank etc.), competing economic policy measures of different economic schools, Neoliberalism.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Required literature will be distributed by the lecturer.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussions, exercises, written assignment

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (final exam 70 % and practical course part 30%)

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy and Business Management (English)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

4.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2023

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of this course, students can answer and critically analyse the economic policy framework and questions on the current national and international economic situation (economic growth, unemployment, monetary policy, etc.). The learning outcomes of this course contribute mainly to the following (international) programme learning outcomes: LO 2.1./ILO 5 LO 2.2./ILO 6

Course code

1389-20-01-VZ-DE-40