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ökb031 - State and international economic ties (Complete module description)
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Module label State and international economic ties
Module code ökb031
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) > Basismodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor) > Basismodule
Responsible persons
Loerwald, Dirk (Module responsibility)
Schröder, Rudolf (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Modulverantwortlichen, Die (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
• know about the tasks and structural elements of an economic system;
• are familiar with allocation, distribution and stabilization as the central tasks of national economic policy;
• understand the functions of the state with regard to the setting up of the economic system;
• are familiar with the rationale, objectives, carriers, fields of operation and problems of national economic policy;
• recognize and reflect on the extra-economic dimensions of national economic policy;
• are familiar with and assess explanatory approaches to international economic ties
Module contents
Principles of the economic system and functions of the state
• Economic system concepts
• Social market economy in the Federal Republic of Germany
• Economic policy actors
• Economic policy decision-making process
• Principles of international economic ties
• Significance of international economic ties for the Federal Republic of Germany
• Structure and scope of international economic ties
• Grounds and explanatory approaches of international economic ties.
Reader's advisory
Frey, B. S./Kirchgässner, G. (2002): Demokratische Wirtschaftspolitik, München: Vahlen.
Fritsch, M./Wein, T./Ewers, H. J. (2011): Marktversagen und Wirtschaftspolitik, Mikroökonomische Grundlagen staatlichen Handelns, 8. überarbeitete Auflage, München: Vahlen.
Kruber, K.-P. (2005): Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen, Ökonomische Bildung kompakt Band 6, Braunschweig Westermann.
Krugman, P. R. (2011): Internationale Wirtschaft, Theorie und Politik der Außenwirtschaft, 9. aktualisierte Auflage, München: Pearson.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Modullevel / module level BC (Basiscurriculum / Base curriculum)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method 2 SE mit Ü / 2 VL mit Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
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Written exam (2 hours)
Course type Lecture and tutorial
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Frequency SuSe
Workload attendance 56 h