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wir872 - Advanced Economic Growth (Complete module description)
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Module label Advanced Economic Growth
Module code wir872
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunkt "Volkswirtschaftslehre" (VWL)
Responsible persons
Bitzer, Jürgen (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Prerequisites
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students are able to:
- understand and reproduce the models of the neoclassical and endogenous growth theory,
- understand, discuss and present a current research paper in the field of economic growth.
Module contents
The module consists of a lecture and a seminar. In the lecture, the fundamental growth models of the neoclassical and the endogenous growth theory are discussed in detail. In the seminar, the student presents a current research paper from the field of economic growth, which was published in an international refereed journal.
Reader's advisory
Acemoglu, D. (2009): Introduction to Modern Economic Growth, Princeton University Press.
Aghion, P., Howitt, P. (2009): The Economics of Growth, MIT Press.
Aghion, P. Howitt, P. (1998): Endogenous Growth Theory, MIT Press.
Barro, R.J., Sala-i-Martin, X (2004): Economic Growth, 2nd edition, MIT Press.
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Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Dieses Modul besteht aus einer Vorlesung und einem Seminar. Beide Veranstaltungen werden in englischer Sprache angeboten. Sollten keine Austauschstudenten teilnehmen, kann auf Wunsch der StudentInnen die Veranstaltung auch in Deutsch abgehalten werden. Die Präsentation von Referaten im Seminar ist in Ausnahmefällen auch in deutscher Sprache möglich. Die Klausuraufgaben können in deutscher oder englischer Sprache beantwortet werden.
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Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture
2 28
Seminar
2 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
differ according to type of examination
term paper or
seminar paper and presentation or
written exam or
oral exam or
portfolio or
project paper