Social Policy in an Interdependent World (SPIW)

Social Policy in an Interdependent World (SPIW)

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Bachelor, 5 ECTS

Type of Course: Lecture and Exercise

Offered: Annually in Summer Semester (beginning in 2022)

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 (SoSe 2022): Tuesdays 08:00-09:30, beginning April 26, 2022; Lange Gasse 20, Lecture Hall H2 (Hermann Gutmann-Hörsaal)

Exercise (SoSe 2022): Thursdays 15:00-16:30, beginning April 28, 2022; Findelgasse 7/9, Room FG 0.015 (ground floor). Further details about the exercises will be provided at the first lecture and via StudOn during the semester.

Syllabus and Literature: SPIW Syllabus 2022

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

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