European Integration

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
S. Voigts
Time I: 
Monday,
12:00pm to 02:00pm
Time II: 
Thursday,
06:00pm to 08:00pm
Time III: 
Friday,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 202
Venue II: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 22
Venue III: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 202
Description: 

Processes of real economic integration via growth convergence, trade, factor mobility and fiscal transfers: theoretical and political
dimensions of the economic integration of Europe; rationales for European Monetary Union; the theory of optimal currency areas;
the European Central Bank, fiscal and monetary policy in a currency union; the impact of the banking and sovereign debt crises
on the financial stability of the Eurozone.

Literature:
Baldwin and Wyplosz, The Economics of European Integration, ausgewählte Literatur aus Fachbüchern und –zeitschriften

exam:
written exam (90 min)

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Fall 2013
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 2:00pm