5286 Economic and Fiscal Policy
Mag. Petra Sauer, Ph.D.
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
10.02.2016 bis 24.02.2016
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Mittwoch 16.03.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 06.04.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 13.04.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 20.04.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 27.04.2016 11:00 - 13:30 TC.3.01
Mittwoch 04.05.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 25.05.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 01.06.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 08.06.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 15.06.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002
Mittwoch 22.06.2016 10:00 - 12:30 D5.0.002

Inhalte der LV

This cource provides an introduction into economic policy from a critical, macroeconomic perspective. Besides covering general principles of economic policy, its goals and instruments, we discuss differential characteristics of european welfare states. In this context the focus is on:

  • critical analysis of traditional goals of economic policy
  • theoretical justification of distributional policy
  • distributional policy in european welfare states
  • linkages between distributional, education and labor market policy
  • justification and possibilities of stabilizing fiscal policy

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After participating in this course, students should

  • be able to evaluate economic policy issues from an economic and social perspective
  • be able to identify and evaluate differential approaches to economic policy
  • have an extended set of arguments for discussions.


The instructor of the course provides an introduction into each theme. Based on this, students prepare presentations which deepen each theme and provide a starting point for discussions.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

  • Two exams (70%)
  • Presentation (20%)
  • Participation in class (10%)

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

After theregistration period, students from the waiting list, who don't yet have a validregistration, will be assigned to available places in the specificcourses. This allotment is not based on a first-come first-served principle.Rather, progress in the studies will be the decisive criterion. Places of students who don't show up at the first lesson will be distributed among not registered students based on their position on the waiting list.

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

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