KT042011 KT18 Economic Integration 6 op
Organised by
Economics
Person in charge
Aleksandra Maslowska-Jokinen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
Recommended:

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide participants with a multidisciplinary insight (both theoretical and empirical) about the path of the European economic integration in order to allow them to understand and evaluate the current functioning and the future perspectives of the European Union.

Contents

The course consists in a broad overview of the various aspects of the process of European economic integration. After a necessary historical and institutional introduction, the course will largely focus on the microeconomic and macroeconomic dimensions of the integration process. In this regard, the main topics will be: trade integration, capital market integration, exchange rate regimes, optimum currency areas, monetary integration and fiscal policy coordination. During the course, also the working of the European budget, the Common Agricultural Policy and the task allocation topic in multilevel government systems will be treated and discussed.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

In the autumn term, lectures KT18 "Economic Integration" 24 h, 4 h/week, in English (lecturer: Aleksandra Maslowska-Jokinen)

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English

Written exam KT042011 KT18 Economic Integration, 6 ECTS cr.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Written exam and discussion in the class.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn
3. year autumn

Study materials

Economics of European Integration, Baldwin, Richard E.; Wyplosz, 4th edition or newer (2012), ISBN-13 9780077131722.
Lecture slides (available in the university's intranet after the beginning of the course).

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Incoming examinations

Feb 26, 2018
2016–2017
Teaching
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