Projektmodul: Wachstum - Chancen und Grenzen

Key Info

Basic Information

Studypath:
Master in Management, Business and Economics
Semester:
3
Course Type:
Project Module
Language:
German
Cycle:
Irregular
Scheduling:
Entire semester
Course Units:
4.0
Credits:
5.0
Course Limit:
15
Compulsory Attendance:
Yes

Lecturer

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.pol. Almut Balleer

Die folgenden Informationen stellen ein unverbindliches Informationsangebot dar und beziehen sich auf die Prüfungsordnung MSWIWI/14, SMPO 2. Änderungsordnung (zum WS 17/18) (14.06.2017) für den Studiengang Master Wirtschaftswissenschaft. Rechtlich verbindliche Informationen entnehmen Sie bitte der offiziellen Veröffentlichung der Prüfungsordnung.

Syllabus

This project module covers various aspects of economic growth: What is growth? How does growth generate? Why do some countries grow faster than others? To what extent are growth and prosperity related? What are the limits of growth? These questions are answered both theoretically and empirically. The event consists of a lecture and a seminar. The lecture presents the methodological background; in practice or seminar, the results from the literature of students shall be presented.

Objectives

• Understanding economic growth theory
• Interpretation of empirical results from the literature
• Independent study and presentation of a topic within the field of economy of growth
• Critical discussion of the theoretical and empirical results.

Prerequisites

No information available in English at the moment.

Examination

Paper (60%, graded), Presentation (30%, graded), Colloquium (10%, graded)

Further Information

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Literature

Accompagning Literature:
- Acemoglu, Daron (2008): Introduction to Modern Economic Growth, Princeton University Press
- Romer, David (2006): Advanced Macroeconomics, McGraw Hill