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Economics in Action (E320B)

Course for 4th semester Bc. Students in EBA, IBA, IE

This course is intened for 4th semester Bc. Students in Economics and Business Administration, International Business Administration, and International Economics.

The lecture takes place on Tuesdays, from 4pm to 7pm, starting on April 17.


The module will provide an overview on topics in economics, which will reect research and teaching activities at the department of economics.

1. Economic History (Prof. Baten)
2. Economic Theory (Prof. Stadler)
3. International Economics (Prof. Kohler, Prof. Merlo, Prof. Stähler)
4. International Macroeconomics and Finance (Prof. Müller)
5. Public Economics (Prof. Wamser)







April 17

& April 24 Prof. Stadler

Game theory and industrial organization

May 8

& May 15 Prof. Baten

Inequality, populist politics and violence in long-term perspective

May 29

& June 5 Prof. Kohler

Immigration: How can we identify winners and losers?

June 12

& June 19 Prof. Stähler

Foreign direct investment and the behavior of multinational firms

June 26

& July 3 Prof. Merlo

Quantifying the welfare effects of trade deliberalization

July 10

& July 17 Prof. Wamser

Measuring the tax burden: Theory, empirical measurement issues, and application in economic research

July 24

    Prof. Manger

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The module will familiarize students with typical questions of economic analysis, including theoretical and empirical research approaches. The lectures will provide an overview on the topics
taught and research activities at the department of economics, and are specically intended to guide students in their choice of where to write their bachelor thesis.

Method of Assessment:

Assessment is based on a written exam (90 Minutes).

Course Details:

3h Lecture
(Tuesdays, 16-19, rst lecture on April 17, 2018; location will be announced as soon as possible)
You can earn 6 ECTS-Credits