European Integration  SS 2016  

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor: Raphael Fischer
Start: 13.4.2016
Date:Wednesday 17:00- 18:30 and Thursday, 11:00 - 12:30 (see below)
Room: Wednesday SR5; Thursday SR8
Language: English



Main Texts

Baldwin, R. and Wyplosz Ch., The Economics of European Integration, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill,  2012.

De Grauwe, P., Economics of Monetary Union, 9th ed., Oxford University Press, 2012.


This course is part of the module International Economic Policy, which also comprises a course in Economic Policy as well as a seminar. 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 (Subject to changes)

1. European Integration: History and Institutions, Wednesday
2.Economics of Preferential Liberalization14.04.2016
3.Growth Effects and Factor Market Integration04.05.2016 
4.The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)04.05.2016
5.Location Effects, Economic Geography and Regional Policy11.05.2016
6.Economic Integration and Labor Market Institutions12.05.2016
7.The Early Years of European Monetary Integration19.05.2016
8.The European Monetary System08.06.2016
9.The EMU as an Optimum Currency Area?09.06.2016
Guest Speaker: Dr. Gérard Bökenkamp (Open Europe)
10.Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union22.06.2016
11.Fiscal Policy in a Monetary Union23.06.2016
12.Enlargement of the Monetary Union30.06.2016
Written Exam (09.00 - 10.30, SR1)22.07.2016

letzte Änderung: 31.10.2018