Social Policy in an Interdependent World (SPIW)

Social Policy in an Interdependent World (SPIW)

Summer Semester 2023: Please register for the course via StudOn to directly receive emails from us and to access important course information. The StudOn password for the course in SS 2023 will be provided at the first lecture on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. 

Bachelor, 5 ECTS

Type of Course: Lecture and Exercise

Offered: Annually in Summer Semester

Contact person: Prof. Matthias Wrede and Elisa Poletto

Course Content: Stylized facts about Social Issues and Social Policy; Efficiency and Social Justice from a National and an International Perspective; Comparative Social Policy: Welfare Systems and Policies in Selected Fields; Social Policy and International Flows: Migration, Trade, Capital Flows; Social Policy and European Integration.

Lecture: Tuesdays 08:00-09:30 Lange Gasse 20, Lecture hall H2 (Hermann Gutmann-Hörsaal)

Exercise: Thursdays 15:00-16:30, Findelgasse 7/9, Room FG 0.015. Further details about the exercises will be provided at the first lecture and via StudOn during the semester.

Syllabus and Literature (2023): SPIW Syllabus 2023

Language: English

Recommended prerequisites: Microeconomics, Introduction to Econometrics.

Integration in curriculum: 4th Semester (summer term) Bachelor of International Business Studies and Bachelor of International Economic Studies. Compulsory for students of the Bachelor programs:

  • International Business Studies (IBS) and

  • International Economic Studies (IES)

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Permitted aids during the exam: a silent, non-programmable calculator

Further information on the course can be found in the current Module Handbook. The course documents and materials will be made available at StudOn.