Course handbook for a level 2 module on the economics of the European Union, as taught by Julian Wells of Goldsmiths College in 2009/10. This course introduces the main economic theories that inform a range of policy debates in the European Union. It includes aims and objectives, an outline of course lectures, reading lists and assessment materials - seminar worksheets, past exams and essay questions.
Curricula and Syllabi in European Economics
Julian Wells, Goldsmiths College
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Stephen Kinsella, University of Limerick
This is a module outline for a course on the Economics of European integration as taught by Stephen Kinsella of the University of Limerick in 2008/9. The course is about using economics to understand the history of the EU, its significance in terms of the post 1945 World Economy, its development up to today, and the prospects for change most likely in the future. It covers topics such as EU enlargement, the case of Ireland, the CAP, monetary union and the Euro.