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wir872 - Advanced Economic Growth
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Module label Advanced Economic Growth
Module code wir872
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) >
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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.
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
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Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
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Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 28 h
Seminar 2.00 28 h
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