|Lecturer:||Prof.Dr. Galina Zudenkova |
|Scope / Credits:||4 SWS / 5 Credits + 2 Credits (Academic writing)|
|Language:||English (Both seminar and academic writing)|
|Date and place:||Fridays 10:00 - 12:00 (seminar) / Mathematik M127 |
Fridays 12:00 - 14:00 (academic writing) / Mathematik M127
|Beginning:||October 13th, 2023|
|Exam:||Term paper and presentation|
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Goals and Contents
We discuss the role that political actors (voters, candidates, legislatures, interest groups, political parties, and media) play in policy determination. This topic is attracting increasing attention from economists. We will analyze the recent theoretical, empirical and experimental work on the topic.
Expected Competences acquired after completion of the module
Graduates will be able to formulate and defend their position and approach to problem solving; they will be able to exchange information, ideas, and solutions on the topic.
Requirements for the assignment of Credits and Grades
Students are responsible for one presentation. Students will also have to write a report (5-6 pages) evaluating the paper they have presented and suggesting extensions as well as further applications. Grades will be based on the seminar presentations and the report: Seminar presentation (50% of the grade) + report (50% of the grade).