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Juristische und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Bevölkerungsökonomie
- Große Steinstraße 73
- 06099 Halle (Saale)
- Phone: +49 345 55-23300
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Special features regarding teachingLectures in cooperation with the Institute of Economic Research Halle, employees of the IWH are included in the teaching, the work placements and jobs for student assistants at the IWH. A variety of inter-disciplinary specialisation options, which incorporate the latest research trends in the teaching. Teaching of interface skills for communicating knowledge of Empirical Economics with a high degree of political relevance under the conditions of a pluralistic democracy; modern didactic concept with interactive lectures, lectures in English.
Special features regarding the international orientationFor the Bachelor's, there is an English-language "Business Economics" course that is geared specifically to international students. For the Master's, there are two double-degree courses, one of which is on Economics (European and International Economics).
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of Budapest, Hungary; University of Bratislava, Slovakia; University of Salamanca, Spain; University of Santander, Spain; University of Oviedo, Spain; University of Katowice, Poland; University of St-Denis, France; Universite Paris 12 - Val de Marne, France; Universita degli studio di Cassino, Italy; Universita degli studi di Parma, Italy
Special features regarding the equipmentThe Economics area has four generously equipped PC pools and is a leader in multimedia teaching thanks to its link to the Teaching and Learning Centre at the University. The campus used by the Economics faculty boasts comprehensive (and naturally free) WiFi access for all University members. Access to detailed econometric databases via the IWH.
Special features regarding research activitiesGovernance research as an inter-disciplinary focus. "Empirical Economics and Political Consulting" centre of competence. Empirical Economics analyses economic contexts on an empirical basis, develops quantitative models and uses them for prognoses and the guidance of politics based on the effects of economic policy measures. The key area is characterised by the cooperation with the Institute of Economic Research in Halle (IWH), which is one of the major German economic research institutes.
Research topics reflected in teachingAgent-based simulation, Applied econometrics and time series analysis, applied game theory, labour economics, foreign trade, corporate responsibility, demographics, empirical research in economics, experimental economics, monetary theory and policy, health economics, global governance, institutional economics, economic cycles, migration and integration research, sustainability, policy advice, quantitative macroeconomics , regional integration and development, semi-parametric regression, social policy, behavioural economics, business and corporate ethics, Big Data, fiscal policies.
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.wiwi.uni-halle.de/forschung/
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