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Lehrveranstaltungen im Sommersemester 2017


Bachelor

Volkswirtschaftslehre V

Übung zu World Trade (70020)

Mo. 16:15 - 17:45 in VII-002 (Gruppe 1)Grote
Mo. 16:15 - 17:45 in I-301 (Gruppe 2)M. Hübler

Bemerkungen:

Termine: 15.05.; 29.05; 19.06.2017

Gruppe 1: DeutschGruppe 2: Englisch

World Trade (70195)

Mo. 11:00 - 12:30 in VII-201M. Hübler

Inhalt:

  • Introduction into international trade theories
  • Objectives and types of economic integration; regional trade agreements versus globalisation
  • Overview of major structure and trends of trade in goods and services
  • The role of GATT and WTO: organization, principles, agreements, instruments: tariffication, market access, dispute settlement, non trade issues.

Literatur:

Krugman, P.R. and M. Obstfeld (2011) International Economics: Theory and Policy. 9th Edition, Pearson International (auch auf deutsch verfügbar).

Bemerkungen:

The course will be held in English, however, for the exam students are free to choose the language - English or German.

Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomik

Sustainability Economics (172806)

Di. 11:00 - 12:30 in III-115Tr. Nguyen

Inhalt:

This course introduces and operationalizes the notion of sustainability from an economic perspective. It provides students with the theoretical basis of sustainability as inter- and intra-generational issues, and elaborates how sustainability can be operationalized in an economic context. The course covers a range of topics focusing on the interactions between economic growth, development, and the environment. Development issues such as population growth, urbanization, and migration as well as environmental problems such as depletion of natural resources and degradation of environmental quality are taken into account. The lectures are designed in an interactive way, including theories, case studies, exercises, and student presentations.

Literatur:

1. Söderbaum, P., 2008. Understanding Sustainability Economics: Towards Pluralism in Economics. Earthscan.

2. Bartelmus, P., 2012. Sustainability Economics: An Introduction. Routledge

3. Daly, H.E., Farley, J., 2003. Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications, Island Press

4. Todaro, M.P., Smith, S., 2012. Economic Development (11th edition), Pearson

Key published articles

Published articles from peer review journals will be provided ahead of the lectures

Seminar Entwicklungsökonomie (76407 / 172807)

BlockveranstaltungGrote, Waibel

Inhalt:

Das Seminar ist eine Gemeinschaftsveranstaltung für Studierende des Faches Entwicklungsökonomik und der beiden ökonomischen Prüfungsfächer im Studium Gartenbauwissenschaften. Die Studierenden sollen zu einem Thema einen 20 minütigen Vortrag halten, der anschließend diskutiert wird. Für die erfolgreiche Teilnahme (Hausarbeit, Vortrag, regelmäßige Teilnahme an der Diskussion) wird ein Schein erteilt.

Literatur:

Wird themenabhängig bekannt gegeben.

Bemerkungen:

Der Termin der Vorbesprechung wird durch Aushang und auf der Website bekannt gegeben.

Water Economics (76430 / 172830)

Mi. 14:30 - 16:00 in I-442Gronau, Grote, Winter

Inhalt:

The course »Water Economics« provides an introduction into the economics of water use and water resource management. The following topics will be covered: The fundamentals of water supply and water utilization against the background of the limited availability of and increasing pressure on water resources world-wide, input-output evaluation methods, water as a public versus private good, institutions and payment/funding systems for effective water supply and water utilization, the role of water-related policies such as the EU-water directives.

The course will be supplemented with case studies from developing countries, describing water resource management programs, their objectives, scale, implementation challenges, and effects.

Bemerkungen:

The course will be held in English. Exam students are free to choose between English and German.In der ersten Vorlesungswoche (KW 15) entfällt die Veranstaltung wegen der Vorstellung der Vertiefungsfächer.

Econometrics (76443 / 172843)

Di. 18:15 - 19:45 in II-214Bühler, Grote, Hartje

Inhalt:

Introduction to different econometric models (OLS regression, Panel, IV models, Binary outcome models, etc.) and critical assessment of their results; use of simple econometric models based on real world examples from resource and development economics using the Stata software packages (no previous knowledge required for Stata).

Literatur:

  • Stock and Watson (2007) Introduction to Econometrics, 2nd Edition, Pearson.
  • Greene, W. H. (2003) Econometric Analysis, 5th edition.

Bemerkungen:

This course will be offered to students of MSc in Horticulture as Econometrics for Graduate Students.

International Agricultural Policy (76461 / 172859)

Mi. 11:00 - 12:30 in III-115Grote

Inhalt:

Analysis and assessment of agricultural policies and specific policy measures in a globalizing world; special emphasis will be put on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU and the agricultural policy of the USA, but also agricultural policies in selected developing countries will be looked at. Related policies like consumer protection or environmental policies will be included in the analysis. The framework for national agricultural policies is given by international agreements like those of the World Trade Organization (WTO) – these will be described and analyzed in detail – with objectives, different country positions and recent developments in the »Doha Development Round«. Elaboration on environmental aspects of agricultural and trade policies.

Literatur:

  • El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) (2007): The European Union: Economics and Policies- Cambridge University Press. Eighth Edition.
  • Hoekman, B., Mattoo, A. and P. English (2002) Development, Trade and the WTO. Washington, D.C.
  • OECD Agricultural Policies at a glance. OECD, Paris, diverse years.
  • List of selected journal articles will be provided.

Bemerkungen:

In der ersten Vorlesungswoche (KW 15) entfällt die Veranstaltung wegen der Vorstellung der Vertiefungsfächer.

International Competitiveness (76465 / 170865 / 172864)

Mo. 14:30 - 16:00 in III-115Grote

Inhalt:

  • Concepts, measures and approaches to evaluate the international competitiveness of sectors in an increasingly globalized world (e.g. Global Competitiveness indices)
  • International trade and the impact of standards and labelling on competitiveness of countries
  • New institutional economics and its role in strengthening competitiveness
  • Case studies from the agro-food and industrial sector.

Literatur:

  • Porter, M. E. (1998) On Competitiveness, New York.
  • World Economic Forum (Hrsg.) The Global Competitiveness Report, Geneva, published annually.

A list with selected references will be distributed at the beginning of the course.

Marketing

International Competitiveness (76465 / 170865 / 172864)

Mo. 14:30 - 16:00 in III-115Grote

Inhalt:

  • Concepts, measures and approaches to evaluate the international competitiveness of sectors in an increasingly globalized world (e.g. Global Competitiveness indices)
  • International trade and the impact of standards and labelling on competitiveness of countries
  • New institutional economics and its role in strengthening competitiveness
  • Case studies from the agro-food and industrial sector.

Literatur:

  • Porter, M. E. (1998) On Competitiveness, New York.
  • World Economic Forum (Hrsg.) The Global Competitiveness Report, Geneva, published annually.

A list with selected references will be distributed at the beginning of the course.

Master

International Management

Colloquium for Graduate and Master Students (76463 / 173583)

Di. 16:15 - 17:45 (14-tägig) in III-115Grote, Waibel

Inhalt:

Presentation and critical discussion of proposals and studies from Master Students.

Bemerkungen:

Interested participants are requested to register at the secretariat of the Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade.

Wahlbereich

HISSEMA

The German Economy and the European Union (77101)

BlockveranstaltungBerkholz, H. Krause, Puhani

Inhalt:

This course will provide a description of the performance of the German economy in the past and an analysis of its recent development. A special focus will be given to institutions and regulations. The following topics will be included: some historical backgrounds, the economic system and its sector, the German labor market, constitutional elements of the social security system, Germanys integration into the European Union, its development and institutions, and the World Economy. Classwork will refer to aspects of the cultural, political and educational systems and policy integration.

Literatur:

Will be provided.

Bemerkungen:

This course is part of the HISSEMA. More information can be obtained from HISSEMA/GUEST Coordinator, Ms. Francesca Cristaldi (Room I-103).

German Culture, Business and Language (77111)

BlockveranstaltungBrüssow, Haranovich, A. Schottke

Inhalt:

This course will provide basic German language skills as well as insights in German business administration, culture and history. In particular, the lectures taught during a 3-day-excursion to Berlin provide insights into German culture, politics and history. Students are required to make presentations, to prepare case studies, and to submit homework referring to aspects of the cultural, economic, political, and educational systems of Germany – all the topics are prepared during the lectures in class and the Berlin´s study trip.

Literatur:

Will be provided

Bemerkungen:

This course is part of the HISSEMA. Admission is restricted to HISSEMA-Program students.

International Management and Economics (77202)

BlockveranstaltungF. Krause, Tr. Nguyen, Oelze, Pothen

Inhalt:

This course will introduce students to the field of International Management and Economics. Topics will include: the basic concepts of the Theories of Macroeconomic Competiveness and Trade, Trends in World Trade and Transnational Enterprises as well as Foreign Direct Investments. Part of the Block Seminar will also cover the topic areas of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at micro, meso and macro levels.

Literatur:

Will be provided.

Bemerkungen:

This course is part of the HISSEMA. Information by the HISSEMA/GUEST Coordinator, Ms. Francesca Cristaldi (Room I-103).

Promotionsstudium

Doktorandenkolloquium

Seminar International Doctoral Studies (72824 / 76464)

Di. 16:15 - 17:45 (14-tägig) in III-115Grote, Waibel

Inhalt:

Studies and progress reports presented by doctoral students will be critically assessed and discussed.

Bemerkungen:

Interested participants are requested to register at the secretariat of the Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade.

Forschungsveranstaltungen

Development Economics Colloquium (77781)

Mi. 16:15 - 17:45 in III-115Gassebner, Grote, M. Hübler, Puhani, Steiner, Wagener, Waibel

Inhalt:

Researchers present their recent work on the empirical dimensions and theoretical aspects of development economics.

Nebenfachstudium

Gartenbau

Seminar Entwicklungsökonomie (76407 / 172807)

BlockveranstaltungGrote, Waibel

Inhalt:

Das Seminar ist eine Gemeinschaftsveranstaltung für Studierende des Faches Entwicklungsökonomik und der beiden ökonomischen Prüfungsfächer im Studium Gartenbauwissenschaften. Die Studierenden sollen zu einem Thema einen 20 minütigen Vortrag halten, der anschließend diskutiert wird. Für die erfolgreiche Teilnahme (Hausarbeit, Vortrag, regelmäßige Teilnahme an der Diskussion) wird ein Schein erteilt.

Literatur:

Wird themenabhängig bekannt gegeben.

Bemerkungen:

Der Termin der Vorbesprechung wird durch Aushang und auf der Website bekannt gegeben.

Water Economics (76430 / 172830)

Mi. 14:30 - 16:00 in I-442Gronau, Grote, Winter

Inhalt:

The course »Water Economics« provides an introduction into the economics of water use and water resource management. The following topics will be covered: The fundamentals of water supply and water utilization against the background of the limited availability of and increasing pressure on water resources world-wide, input-output evaluation methods, water as a public versus private good, institutions and payment/funding systems for effective water supply and water utilization, the role of water-related policies such as the EU-water directives.

The course will be supplemented with case studies from developing countries, describing water resource management programs, their objectives, scale, implementation challenges, and effects.

Bemerkungen:

The course will be held in English. Exam students are free to choose between English and German.In der ersten Vorlesungswoche (KW 15) entfällt die Veranstaltung wegen der Vorstellung der Vertiefungsfächer.

Econometrics (76443 / 172843)

Di. 18:15 - 19:45 in II-214Bühler, Grote, Hartje

Inhalt:

Introduction to different econometric models (OLS regression, Panel, IV models, Binary outcome models, etc.) and critical assessment of their results; use of simple econometric models based on real world examples from resource and development economics using the Stata software packages (no previous knowledge required for Stata).

Literatur:

  • Stock and Watson (2007) Introduction to Econometrics, 2nd Edition, Pearson.
  • Greene, W. H. (2003) Econometric Analysis, 5th edition.

Bemerkungen:

This course will be offered to students of MSc in Horticulture as Econometrics for Graduate Students.

International Agricultural Policy (76461 / 172859)

Mi. 11:00 - 12:30 in III-115Grote

Inhalt:

Analysis and assessment of agricultural policies and specific policy measures in a globalizing world; special emphasis will be put on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU and the agricultural policy of the USA, but also agricultural policies in selected developing countries will be looked at. Related policies like consumer protection or environmental policies will be included in the analysis. The framework for national agricultural policies is given by international agreements like those of the World Trade Organization (WTO) – these will be described and analyzed in detail – with objectives, different country positions and recent developments in the »Doha Development Round«. Elaboration on environmental aspects of agricultural and trade policies.

Literatur:

  • El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) (2007): The European Union: Economics and Policies- Cambridge University Press. Eighth Edition.
  • Hoekman, B., Mattoo, A. and P. English (2002) Development, Trade and the WTO. Washington, D.C.
  • OECD Agricultural Policies at a glance. OECD, Paris, diverse years.
  • List of selected journal articles will be provided.

Bemerkungen:

In der ersten Vorlesungswoche (KW 15) entfällt die Veranstaltung wegen der Vorstellung der Vertiefungsfächer.

Colloquium for Graduate and Master Students (76463 / 173583)

Di. 16:15 - 17:45 (14-tägig) in III-115Grote, Waibel

Inhalt:

Presentation and critical discussion of proposals and studies from Master Students.

Bemerkungen:

Interested participants are requested to register at the secretariat of the Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade.

Seminar International Doctoral Studies (72824 / 76464)

Di. 16:15 - 17:45 (14-tägig) in III-115Grote, Waibel

Inhalt:

Studies and progress reports presented by doctoral students will be critically assessed and discussed.

Bemerkungen:

Interested participants are requested to register at the secretariat of the Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade.

International Competitiveness (76465 / 170865 / 172864)

Mo. 14:30 - 16:00 in III-115Grote

Inhalt:

  • Concepts, measures and approaches to evaluate the international competitiveness of sectors in an increasingly globalized world (e.g. Global Competitiveness indices)
  • International trade and the impact of standards and labelling on competitiveness of countries
  • New institutional economics and its role in strengthening competitiveness
  • Case studies from the agro-food and industrial sector.

Literatur:

  • Porter, M. E. (1998) On Competitiveness, New York.
  • World Economic Forum (Hrsg.) The Global Competitiveness Report, Geneva, published annually.

A list with selected references will be distributed at the beginning of the course.