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