Description du cours

Intitulé de l'Unité d'Enseignement

European Economics

Code de l'Unité d'Enseignement

22MEP10

Année académique

2019 - 2020

Cycle

MASTER

Nombre de crédits

5

Nombre heures

60

Quadrimestre

1

Pondération

Site

Anjou

Langue d'enseignement

Anglais

Enseignant responsable

MAES Ivo

Objectifs et contribution de l'Unité d'Enseignement au programme

This course is aimed to improve students' capacity for critical evaluation and their oral and written
communication skills.
To encourage. This course encourages students to place the EU within the global context. It helps
students to become open to the world and to think globally.

Prérequis et corequis

None

Description du contenu

Activités d’apprentissage (AA) qui composent l’Unité d’Enseignement (UE)
- How to understand the current macro economics context in the EU (G.Hites)
- European Monetary Union (I.Maes)

This course is concerned with the process of economic and monetary integration within the European
Union. The main fields covered are:
1) Trade in product and factor markets;
2) Labour market related issues, including unemployment and immigration;
3) EU sovereign debt crisis.
4) The European Monetary System
5) The Maastricht process
6) The European financial integration

Méthodes pédagogiques

Interactive class

Mode d'évaluation

? Class participation
? 2 written reports and oral presentations to be completed in study groups
Written report to be completed individually.

Références bibliographiques

Baldwin, R. and Wyplosz C., 2009, The Economics of European Integration, McGraw Hill, 596 pages:
Chapters 5, 8, 18
Blanchard, O. and Amighini A. and Giavazzi F., 2010, Macroeconomics: a European Perspective,
Prentice Hall, 616 pages
Rajan, Raghuram 2011, Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy,
Princeton University Press, 270 pages
Maes Ivo and Frank Moss (eds.), Progress through crisis?, ECB, 2014
Maes Ivo, 2007, Half a century of European financial integration, Mercatorfonds