News vom 07.11.2022
- Economic History of Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia – Theocharis Grigoriadis, Margarita Maximova
This is a course on the economic history of Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The first part of the course will focus on the economic systems of the Russian, Austro-Hungarian, German and Ottoman Empires. The second part of the course will concentrate in the analytical and structural determinants of communist economic organization with reference to the Soviet Union and beyond. The third part of the course will deal with the political economics of post-socialist transition.
- International Macroeconomics – Theocharis Grigoriadis, Ali Reza Rahimi
This is a course on international macroeconomic theory and policy. The first part of the course will concentrate on the balance of payment, models of intertemporal trade, international capital flows as well as solvency and debt crises. The second part of the course shifts toward models of international finance, including the Mundell-Fleming model. Finally, we discuss theoretical and empirical topics in international economic policy with a strong focus on the political economy of monetary policy and financial crises.
- Topics in Polish and Ukrainian Development – Oliver Wach
This course examines a selection of the major themes in the economic development of Poland and Ukraine. The first part of the course presents and discusses the political and economic environment of the region in the first part of the 20th century und up to World War II. The second part tracks the evolution and decline of the centrally planned economies by underscoring the comparative differences between the two economies under socialism. The third part of the course deals with transition and its challenges as well as with the conflict in Ukraine and the rise of populism in Poland.