Public Choice

Lecture: Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher

Exercise: Jan H. Höffler

Time of Lecture: Thuesday, 16:15-17:45, VG 1.103.
First Lecture: Thuesday, October, 20, 2009.

Exam: Thuesday, February, 09, 2010 10:00-11:30 OEC 1.164


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

  • Exercise: Wednesday, 18:00-19:30, OEC 0.169 biweekly
    First Exercise: Monday, October, 26, 2009


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