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ökb241 - Macroeconomic questions (Complete module description)
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Module label Macroeconomic questions
Module code ökb241
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Special Needs Education) Economic Education (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Modulverantwortlichen, Die (Authorized examiners)
Schröder, Rudolf (Module responsibility)
Skills to be acquired in this module
• study the fields of action of economic policy (esp. regulatory, structural and process policy)
• analyse objectives of and conflicts in economic policy
• analyse supply-and-demand-oriented concepts and conjunctural policy tools
• describe the economic cycle and employ it as an analysis tool
• explain the system of domestic product calculation in Germany/Europe and its conceptual principles;
• draft chronological and international domestic product comparisons;
• discuss the significance of the domestic product and explain approaches to its growth and alternative approaches
• research and use up-to-date statistics about the national accounts.
Module contents
Principles of economic policy
• Theoretical principles
• Examples of economic policy fields/topics
• Economic policy objectives, conflicting objectives, actors and tools
• Practical implementation of economic policy (implementation examples)

National accounts and economic cycle
• Understanding, principles, implementation and history of the national accounts
• Structure of European national accounts
• Chronological and international domestic product comparisons
• Problems in compiling and implementing national accounts
• Alternative approaches to affluence measurements and national accounts growth
Reader's advisory
Grundzüge der Wirtschaftspolitik:
Fredebeul-Krein, M. u. a. (2014): Grundlagen der Wirtschaftspolitik. 4. Auflage Konstanz: UVK.
Fritsch, M. (2014): Marktversagen und Wirtschaftspolitik: Mikroökonomische Grundlagen staatlichen Handelns. 9. Auflage, München: Vahlen.
Mussel, G./Pätzold, J. (2012): Grundfragen der Wirtschaftspolitik. 8. Auflage, München: Vahlen.

Arbeitsbeziehung und Tarifsystem:
Dütz, W.; Thüsing, G. (2017): Arbeitsrecht, 22. Aufl., München: Beck.
Maties, M. (2017): Arbeitsrecht, 6. Auflage, München: Beck.
Oechsler, W.A. (2015): Arbeitsbeziehungen in Unternehmen, 3. Auflage, Oldenburg: Institut für Ökonomische Bildung.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity 30
Reference text
Modullevel / module level AC (Aufbaucurriculum / Composition)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method 2 SE
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Registration for the module examination via Stud.IP required - examination date and examination type see Stud.IP:
Written exam (2 hours) or presentation (45 to 75 minutes) or housework (15 to 20 pages) or
Project work (12 to 17 pages) or portfolio (maximum of 6 part)
Course type Seminar
Sie müssen **beide** Veranstaltungen belegen!
Frequency SuSe
Workload attendance 56 h