Syllabus

Titel
2167 Economic and Fiscal Policy: Liberalisation and European Integration
LV-Leiter/innen
Dr. Evgeni Peev
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
17.09.2014 bis 01.10.2014
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Freitag 14.11.2014 11:30 - 15:30 D3.0.233
Montag 17.11.2014 12:00 - 16:00 TC.5.15
Freitag 21.11.2014 12:00 - 16:00 TC.4.27
Montag 24.11.2014 12:00 - 16:00 TC.4.27
Mittwoch 26.11.2014 12:00 - 16:00 TC.4.27
Donnerstag 27.11.2014 11:00 - 15:00 TC.4.27

Inhalte der LV

The teaching module “Liberalization, Privatization and European Integration” is co-funded by the Erasmus+Programme of the European Union. The teaching module consists of two courses: (1) Liberalization of Markets and European Integration and (2) Privatization of Firms and Banks and European Integration. The participation in the first course is not a prerequisite for participation in the second course.

The course focuses on economic liberalization and European integration with a special emphasis on countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The introductory part of the course gives an overview over state regulation, soft budget constraint syndrome and economic performance in CEE before 1990 to present background on transition. The basic part covers the transition to a market economy since 1990 focusing on: (i) the EU Enlargement policy and other determinants of the liberalization of markets and decreasing the size of the state; (ii) the effects of economic liberalization and size of the state on economic performance; (iii) recent challenges of the global financial crisis on the role of financial deregulation and liberalization on economic performance in Eastern Europe.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

The course enables students to understand (1) the key economic problems of the state regulation in the socialist system, (2) the policies (EU Enlargement, “Washington Consensus”) for liberalization of markets and decreasing the size of the state, (3) the convergence (divergence) patterns of economic liberalization in the New EU Member States, (4) the effects of these patterns on economic growth and development, (5) the new challenges of the global financial crisis on the role of financial liberalization on economic performance in CEE and other issues of the design of deregulation and liberalization policies. 

Lehr-/Lerndesign

The course shall discuss variety of theories, empirical evidence and policy debates. It includes: (i) lectures and (ii) presentations by the students of papers on the topics covered in the course. Students are expected to participate in the seminars, every student must make a presentation on one of the seminar topics and contribute to the seminar discussion. The design of presentations (topics, schedule, form and the like) will be specified after the first course meeting.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Exam (50%), seminar presentation (50%)

Literatur

1 Autor/in: Kornai, Janos
Titel:

The Socialist System. The Political Economy of Communism


Verlag: Oxford University Press
Anmerkungen: Chapters: 15-16, 21.
Jahr: 1992
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch
2 Autor/in: Mueller Dennis C.
Titel:

Public Choice


Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Anmerkungen: Chapters: 21-22.
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch
3 Autor/in: De Haan Jakob , Susanna Lundström and Jan-Egbert Sturm
Titel:

Market-oriented Institutions and Policies and Economic Growth: A Critical Survey, Journal of Economic Surveys, 20(2), 2006, p.157-91.


Jahr: 2006
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Zeitschrift

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

Detailinformationen zu einzelnen Lehrveranstaltungseinheiten

Einheit Datum Inhalte
1 14.11.2014

Introduction 

The State Regulation and Soft Budget Constraint in the Socialist System

European Integration Model of Transition and Economic Liberalization 

2 17.11.2014

European Integration Model of Transition and Decreasing The Size of Government 

The Size of Government and Economic Performance 

3 21.11.2014

Economic Liberalization and Economic Growth 

Financial Liberalization and Economic Performance:Challenges of the Global Financial Crisis 

4 24.11.2014 Seminar presentations
5 26.11.2014 Seminar presentations
6 27.11.2014

Seminar presentations; Exam 

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