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Course WIW-VWL-WPO-K-1

Economic Policy (4K, 6.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
4 K Lecture with exercise classes and tutorials (V/U/T) 6.0 CP 60 h 120 h
(4K) 6.0 CP 60 h 120 h


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [WIW-RE] Environmental Economics
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Size of exercise classes/tutorials:
  • tutorials: max. 30 students
  • exercise classes: max. 150 students


What is economics?
  • Demand & supply
  • Individuals & markets
  • Economics & decisions
  • Consumption theory
  • Production theory
  • Markets: beyond perfect competition
  • Microeconomics and economic policy
  • Input markets & risk
  • Introductio to macroeconomics
  • Economics in the long run: growth
  • Economics in the short run: business cycles
  • Politics of stabilization
  • Events and Ideas
  • The open economy


Krugman, P., Wells, R. Volkswirtschaftslehre. 2. Aufl. Schäffer & Poeschel.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-VWL-WPO-K-1]

Module Name Context
[SO-118-M-1] Modul SG-10c: Studium Generale: Wirtschaftswissenschaften WP: Obligation to choose 4K, 6.0 LP
[SO-16-2225-M-7] Politische Ökonomie P: Obligatory 4K, 6.0 LP
[WIW-VWL-WPO-M-1] Economic Policy P: Obligatory 4K, 6.0 LP