European Integration  Sommer 2020  

European Integration

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor:  Sebastian Mueller
Start: 07.04.2020
Date: Tuesday, 13:15 - 14:45
April lectures: Online via Zoom
Room: SR 8
Language: English


Main Texts

Baldwin, R. and Wyplosz Ch., The Economics of European Integration, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill,  2015.

De Grauwe, P., Economics of Monetary Union, 9th ed., Oxford University Press, 2016.


This course is part of the module International Economic Policy, which also comprises a course in Economic Policy as well as a seminar. Students can chose between participation in the seminars „Multilateralismus“ in Eltville or „Development Economics“ in Leipzig.Two-thirds of the module grade will be based on a written exam covering the two courses. For the seminar you will write a short term paper accounting for the remaining one-third of your module grade.

Contents and Slides


European Integration: History and Institutions

April lectures will be held online via Zoom: For lecture EI1 click here.

Instructions can be found here.

2.Economics of Preferential Liberalization21.04.20
3.Growth Effects and Factor Market Integration28.04.20
4.The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)05.05.20
5.Location Effects and Regional Policy19.05.20
6.Economic Integration and Labor Market Institutions26.05.20
7.The Early Years of European Monetary Integration 02.06.20
8.The European Monetary System09.06.20
9.The EMU as an Optimum Currency Area?16.06.20
10.Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union 22.06.20
11.Fiscal Policy in a Monetary Union30.06.20
12.Divergence in the EU07.07.20
13.Guest Speaker Hubert Temmeyer (Deutsche Bundesbank) on „The Monetary Policy of the Deutsche Bundesbank and the European Central Bank“


Q&A 11:15 - 12:45, SR 13
Written Examination (Sample Exam)tba

letzte Änderung: 07.04.2020