Political Economy

Traditional economics, classical political economy in historical context, neoclassical and Keynesian theory in historical context, overview of heterodox approaches, social implications, hegemony, current theoretical developments and economic interactions

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Required literature will be communicated at the beginning of the course.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussions, group work, presentations & written assignments

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (final exam, contributions to discussions, presentations and written assignment)

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2023

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, students can evaluate the development of the European Union from an economic perspective and analyse current economic developments. Graduates acquire detailed knowledge about the history and conditions of the emergence of different approaches to economic theory. An interdisciplinary approach supports a broader understanding of the historical, political and economic interrelationships of European societies by conveying multiple economic concepts. 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

0389-20-01-VZ-DE-20