Syllabus

Titel
5591 Economic and Fiscal Policy: Privatisation of Firms and Banks and European Integration
LV-Leiter/innen
Dr. Evgeni Peev
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
10.02.2016 bis 24.02.2016
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Montag 07.03.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 04.04.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 18.04.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 25.04.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 02.05.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 09.05.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 23.05.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 30.05.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 06.06.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 13.06.2016 11:00 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 20.06.2016 11:00 - 13:30 D5.1.001

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 “Privatization of Firms and Banks and European Integration” focuses on privatization 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-owned enterprises, financial sector 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) determinants of privatization of non-financial firms and the role of the European transnational companies; (ii) corporate governance structures of privatized firms and their effects on economic performance (investment, profitability and the like); (iii) European banking groups-led privatization of banks in CEE; (iv) the new challenges of the global financial crisis on the role of big banking groups on economic performance in CEE.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

The course enables students to understand: (1) the key economic problems of state-owned enterprises and financial sector in CEE before transition, (2) the policies for commercialization and privatization of state-owned firms, (3) the convergence (divergence) patterns of privatization in the New EU Member States, (4) the effects of ownership structures on performance, (5) the new challenges of the global financial crisis on the role of European banking groups on economic performance in CEE.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

The course shall discuss variety of theories,empirical evidence and policy debates. It includes: (i) lectures and (ii) seminar presentations of papers by the students. The design of presentations (papers,schedule, form and the like) will be specified after the first course meeting.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Test (60%), seminar presentation (25%), class participation (15%).

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

If you have a valid registration to the lecture, but will notparticipate, please unregister during the registration period of LPIS. Yourplace will be available for other students.
During the registration period free positions are filled according to the"first-come, first-served“ principle.
After the end of the registration period students on the waiting list will beregistered to the lecture based on their progress in their studies. Noregistration to the lecture can be guaranteed. Any vacant seats in the classeswill only be allocated through the waiting list - neither via email nor byphone nor in the 1st course session.

Literatur

1 Autor/in: Janos Kornai
Titel: The Socialist System. The Political Economy of Communism

Verlag: Oxford University Press
Anmerkungen: various chapters
Jahr: 1992
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch
2 Autor/in: William Megginson and Jeffry Netter
Titel:

From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatisation


Verlag: Journal of Economic literature, Vol. 39, No 2, June, pp. 321-389.
Jahr: 2001
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Zeitschrift
3 Autor/in: Dennis C. Mueller
Titel: The Corporation: Investment, Mergers, and Growth

Verlag: Routledge
Anmerkungen: Chapters: 3-7
Jahr: 2003
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch
4 Autor/in: Klaus Gugler (ed.)
Titel: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance

Verlag: Oxford University Press
Anmerkungen: Chapter 2
Jahr: 2001
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

Sonstiges

Detailinformationen zu einzelnen Lehrveranstaltungseinheiten

Einheit Datum Inhalte
1 07.03.2016 State-Owned Enterprises and Financial Sector in the Socialist System
2 04.04.2016 Determinants of Privatization in Transition Countries 
3 18.04.2016 Privatization of Non-Financial Firms and the Role of the European Transnational Companies
4 25.04.2016 Corporate Governance
5 02.05.2016 Ownership and Performance
6 09.05.2016 Bank Privatization and the European Banking Groups
7 23.05.2016 Banks and Economic Performance: Challenges of the Global Financial Crisis
8 30.05.2016 Test
9 06.06.2016 Seminar presentations
10 13.06.2016 Seminar presentations
11 20.06.2016 Seminar presentations
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