Credits: 6

Schedule: 24.02.2020 - 09.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Matti Liski

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV Autumn (2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After this course, the student will be able to identify and analyze ethical, social, environmental, and international issues in the field of economics.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course covers a selection of important societal challenges such as the causes and consequences of economic inequality, economics of an aging population, economic effects of immigration, climate change, trade wars, and political economy of polarization.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Final examination, problem sets, reading assignments.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, exercises, assignments and independent work. Total 160h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Core project: The Economy and additional reading materials

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

No prerequisites

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is available only for students studying in the Bachelor's programme in Economics. Maximum number of students is 40.

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