Public Choice

Lecture: Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher

Exercise: Jan H. Höffler

Time of Lecture: Monday, 12:15-13:45, Oeconomicum – OEC 1.163
First Lecture: Monday, 25.10.2010
Additional Lecture: Wednesday, 10.11.2010
No Lecture: Monday, 10.01.2011

Exercise: Wednesday, 14:15-15:45, MZG 142, biweekly
First Exercise: Wednesday, 3.11.2010


The economic approach helps to get a better understanding of fiscal and economic policy. This lecture focuses on theoretical considerations, empirical research results and the opportunities and limitations of the political economy approach.


  • Policies from a political economy perspective
  • Basic political institutions
  • Important players in the political process
  • Selected aspects of political economy

  • Syllabus

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