European Integration  SS 2017  

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor: Sebastian Müller
Start: 04.04.2017
Date:Tuesday, 15:15 - 16:45
Room: SR 17 (I374)
Language: English

Objectives

Readings

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, 2016.

Requirements

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 Institutions04.04.2017
2.Economics of Preferential Liberalization11.04.2017
3.Growth Effects and Factor Market Integration18.04.2017 
4.The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)25.04.2017
5.Location Effects, Economic Geography and Regional Policy02.05.2017
6.Economic Integration and Labor Market Institutions09.05.2017
7.The Early Years of European Monetary Integration16.05.2017
8.The European Monetary System23.05.2017
9.The EMU as an Optimum Currency Area?30.05.2017
10.Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union 06.06.2017
11.Fiscal Policy in a Monetary Union20.06.2017
Gast-Sprecher Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans-Werner Sinn (Präsident a.D. ifo Institut): „Zur Zukunft der Europäischen Union“20.06.2017 18:30 Uhr (in HS 9)
12.Political Integration and Divergence in the EU27.06.2017
Q&A04.07.2017
Written Exam21.07.2017

letzte Änderung: 04.06.2018