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Lecture: Institutions in Economics (practice-oriented analysis and current applications) - Details
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General information

Semester SS 2021
Current number of participants 19
Home institute VWL, insb. Wirtschaftspolitik und Wirtschaftsforschung
Courses type Lecture in category Offizielle Lehrveranstaltungen
Next date Wed , 19.05.2021 08:15 - 09:45
Learning organization Learning objectives:
-Knowledge of the role of institutions in an economic setting including how they are embedded in an overarching governance architecture
-Understanding of institutions as essentially market-driven outcome with the aim to economize on transaction costs
-Ability to make informed choices between alternative institutional arrangements from a theoretical and practical point of view in order to create effective institutions
-Ability to analyze current problems from practice based on the knowledge acquired in the course
Performance record presentation and seminar paper (will be updated in case of virtual semester)
SWS 2
Miscellaneous Contents:
-Models and theoretical approaches from the (Neo-)Institutionalist tradition and related current approaches
-Applications of institutional methodology to current problems from practice (changing subjects, e. g. institutional bypassing, platform regulation, etc.)
-Institutions and interactive situations including negotiations, regulations, informal and formal rule-making, contract design and enforcement
-Impact of institutional characteristics on economic outcomes
ECTS points 5

Course location / Course dates

n.a Wednesday: 08:15 - 09:45, weekly(14x)

Module assignments

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Zeitgesteuerte Anmeldung: Institutions in Economics (practice-oriented analysis and current applications)".
The following admission rules apply:
  • Enrollment possible from 01.01.2021, 00:00 to 30.04.2021, 23:59.

Registration mode

Enrollment is binding, participants cannot sign-out themselves.