European Integration  Sommer 2019  

European Integration

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor:  Dr. Karl-Friedrich Israel
Start: 02.04.2019
Date: Tuesday, 15:15 - 16:45
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

1. European Integration: History and Institutions02.04.19
2.Economics of Preferential Liberalization09.04.19
3.Growth Effects and Factor Market Integration16.04.19
4.The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)23.04.19
5.Location Effects and Regional Policy30.04.19
6.Economic Integration and Labor Market Institutions07.05.19
7.The Early Years of European Monetary Integration 14.05.19
8.The European Monetary System21.05.19
9.The EMU as an Optimum Currency Area?28.05.19
10.Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union 04.06.19
11.Fiscal Policy in a Monetary Union11.06.19
Guest Speaker: Christian Lindner MdB (Bundesvorsitzender der FDP): „Westliche Werte unter Druck? Die neue Systemfrage - Liberalismus vs. Autoritarismus“, 11:15 - 12:45, HS 918.06.19
12.Divergence in the EU25.06.19
Q&A 11:15 - 12:45, SR 13
Written Examination (Sample Exam)

letzte Änderung: 10.03.2020