Introduction

Digital Revolution

AA: Chose a game below - collect the input from WH and prepare a class session including 

- Game description + worksheets or class excercises

- Theoretical background e.g. presentation, etc.

- Concept map for the topic

Musterspielbeschreibung.docx
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No VWL Einheiten Themen No Kapitel
1 CATAN Ressourcen, Handel 1 Introduction
2 Papiertütenspiel Prodfaktor Arbeit 1 Introduction
4 Ubisoft Assassins Creed: Ancient Greece Wirtschaft in der Antike 1 Introduction
5 Keep Cool / Mobile Sustainability 2 Sustainability, Fairness, Justice
6 Fishing Games Sustainability 2 Sustainability, Fairness, Justice
7 Gerechtigkeitsexperiment Rawls Wirtschaft in Wien 2 Sustainability, Fairness, Justice
8 Lorenzkurve u Gini Modelle 2 Sustainability, Fairness, Justice
9 Debattierclub 3 Piste … eigenes Thema 2 Sustainability, Fairness, Justice
10 Albatros Spiel Männer und Frauenrollen Männer & Frauen 2 Sustainability, Fairness, Justice
11 Bead Game Wirtschaftssysteme 3 Systems and Partizipants
14 Brettspiel: Playboss Unternehmen 3 Systems and Partizipants
15 Monopoly online/Bankrupt Marktformen 4 Market
16 Supply & Demand Game Karten 4 Market
17 Cartel Game Brettspiel Wettbewerbspolitik 4 Market
18 Beer Game Konjunktur 5 Business Cycle
19 Rollenspiel Tarifverhandlungen Gewerkschaften 6 Economic Policy
20 Central Banker Simulation der Zentralbank 7 Money
21 Der Pan / Rollenspiel Gemeinschaftswährung Gemeinschaftswährung 7 Money
22 Keynes Beauty Contest oder Zahlenwahlspiel Theorie Aktien 7 Money
23 Simulation EU Ratsverhandlung Budget 8 Europe
24 Brexit Game Internationale Wirtschaft 8 Europe
25 Escape Fake Informationsumgang 9 International aspects
26 PPF Game Flugzeuge und Schiffe Handelstheorie Int. Handel 9 International aspects
27 International Trade Game Internationale Wirtschaft 9 International aspects
28 Tennisbälle in der Wirtschaft Marginal Revolution 10 Theory

Economic Games

Economics in the news:

Blogs:

Nobel Price Laureate Paul Krugman: NY Times, Robert Shiller,...

https://www.nytimes.com/column/paul-krugman

Nobel Price Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and others: Project Syndicate

https://www.project-syndicate.org/section/economics

Critical Cambridge Economist: Ha Joon Chang in the Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/profile/hajoonchang

50 things that made the modern Economy

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csv3gv#play

 

https://www.intelligenteconomist.com/comparative-advantage/

 

 

Right and Left side of Economics

Neo liberal think tank: Mises Org

https://mises.org

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e_8H7E3cTo

Weekly American radical economist Richard Wolff 

https://economicupdate.podbean.com

Ron Paul (Tea Party vs. Paul Krugman)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJgzx88RgEw

 

Newspaper & Magazins:

The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development

 The local: Austrian news in English 

https://www.thelocal.at

Business and Economic New Channel Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/europe

The Economist

https://www.economist.com

 

The Economics Book 

http://www.btng.education/uploads/9/3/9/2/9392622/economics.pdf

 

Austrian News 

Die Presse/Economist

https://diepresse.com/home/wirtschaft/index.do

Der  Standard/Wirtschaft

https://derstandard.at/Wirtschaft

Der Kurier/ Wirtschaft

https://kurier.at/wirtschaft

Businessart

http://www.businessart.at/wohlstand-fuer-alle-utopie-oder-theoretisch-moeglich

00 Introduction

Learning activity 1: Robinsons

Handout1.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 891.8 KB

Learning activity 2: Vocab session: Introcution

Introduction Vocab exercise.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 6.3 MB
AA1 Glossary economics_Introduction_Oct8
Microsoft Excel Tabelle 42.6 KB

Learning activity 3 Team teaching: What do we know already about economics?

Teamteaching Introduction Economics.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 9.0 MB

Learning activity 4: Concept Maps: Introduction

CM Introduction to Economics 1.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 8.6 MB
CM Introduction to Economics 2.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 2.9 MB

What is climate change and what can i do?

A good day has 100 Points

Kinder sind vom Klimawandel am stärksten betroffen.

https://science.orf.at/stories/2994402/

Vorab session: Examples

Cool Working instruction for further sessions:

AA1 Cool Working Instruction Economics 2
Microsoft Word Dokument 168.0 KB

01 Basic1:

01 a Concept Map Volkswirtschaft Grundla
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 6.1 MB

key words: needs, wants, micro, macro, scarcity, Production possibility curve, opportunity cost, min. max Principle, circular flow model and its conflicts

02 Basic 2:

02_Concept Map Volkswirtschaft Grundlage
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 183.5 KB

key words: key measures: GDP, issues with gdp inequality, inflation, unemployement rate, Gini Coefficient, sustainability, other measures

 

Growth of the Economy: GDP, rate of Unemployment, rate of Inflation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GTgniuxA50&index=6&list=PLjtHdTsAECMISeMDZI3BZ2OubRJivmPKF

 

Bob Kennedy on GDP Issues: environment, sustainability,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSeNLgRrtFQ

03 Economic Systems:

AA: Choose one Economic System and make a short description by 17.6.2020:

03_Concept Map Wirtschaftsordnungen 2018
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 8.6 MB

What is justice?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0CTHVCkm90

 

Types of Economic Systems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xgwYRX19VU

 

Nixon und Khrushchev at the American Fair in Moscow 1959

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kOKb9JcWTI

04 Market 1

Presentation and CM market and price.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 6.6 MB
How markets work answers 2.9-2.19.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 920.0 KB
04_Concept Map Markt 2018_19.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 4.7 MB

Supply Curve, Demand curve, Market Model, Assumptions, shifts of curves, shifts on curves 

Indiana Jones and the market

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP0j3Lnlazs&index=4&list=PLjtHdTsAECMISeMDZI3BZ2OubRJivmPKF

 

MR University: Demand curve, consumer surplus, shifts, supply curve, producer surplus, shifts,Market Equilibrium

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=outYDTq-jPc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyUQZZ75DpE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eZcPs9z9OA

05 Market 2

05_Concept Map Marktformen Elastizität M
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 3.5 MB

Elasticity, market forms, Monopols, Market failure, competition law, EU national, cartels

06 Business Cycles and Financial/Economic crises

Business Cycle, Measurement, Economic Crises, unemployment, business cycle Policies, Supply Side Economics, Demand Side Economics (Keynesian Economics)

05 a Concept map Konjunktur 4hrd.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 24.2 MB
Worksheet business cycle Schumpeter 4hrd
Microsoft Word Dokument 561.1 KB

Casestudies: Crisis of Capitalism (VLC player,...)

Chose 1 crises and make 1-2 page description of the respective crises. In addition make a short comparison to the corona crises. Where are similarities, where are differences?

1929 The great depression US and Europe/Austria

OE1_R1K090420_DL.mp3
MP3 Audio Datei 20.4 MB

1638 Tulip crisis Netherlands

OE1_R1K090421_DL.mp3
MP3 Audio Datei 20.0 MB

1970 - 1990 ... Deregulation of international Financial Markets / East Asia

OE1_R1K090422_DL.mp3
MP3 Audio Datei 20.4 MB

2008 ... Global financial crisis 2008 and debts of US households

OE1_R1K090423_DL.mp3
MP3 Audio Datei 19.5 MB

Austrian part of the global financial crisis: Hypo Alpe Adria

2020 Corona Crises

07 Employment, labor market, social policies

Occupation and earnings, trade unions, labour markets, unemployment, how to fight unemployment,

Social Policies: Health insurance, ...

Global Financial Crises 10 years after, what happened, Financialisation, lessons learned and evaluation

09 Money

Money and inflation.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 10.0 MB
CM Money Inflation and Deflation 4hlw 20
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 4.1 MB

Development, Institutions, Euro, ECB, Monetary Policy, inflation, deflation

10 Role of government, Tax, Budget

Budget, Tax System, Economic policy: government, Macro objectives, demand side, supply side, 

11 Europe

Programm Brüssel.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 68.1 KB
Locations Brussels.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1.5 MB
Infografiken Brüssel.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 8.1 MB

Europe: Development, since 1960, Institutions, Policies, Future of Europe

State of the Union: Juncker September 2018

European Parliament

The European Council and the Council of the European Union

European Council sets the directions and priorities.

It does not negotiate or adopt EU laws.

It is made up from the heads of states or government from each EU country.

It meets at least 4 times a year.

Meetings are chaired by the president of the European Council, selected every 2,5 years (currently: Donald Tusk).

Council of the European Union: negotiates and adopts EU legislation together with the EU Parliament.

It is made up from national ministers grouped together by policy area (national education ministers, finance ministers)

It develops and adopts policies, concludes agreements and budgets.

Presidency rotates among the member states every 6 month

Council of Europe in Strasbourg is not an EU institution. 

It consists of 48 member states including the 27 EU states.

This is the continents leading human rights organisation. 

European Commission: The government of Europe

How does the EU pass new laws?

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik

https://oegfe.at/?cn-reloaded=1

12 International Economics, Globalisation, ...

Concept Map Mikrofinanzierung Englisch.p
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1.1 MB
GWV_Mikrokredite_Plakat.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 469.2 KB

a) Globalisations, +/-, international organisations (WTO,...), trade

b) development countries, developed countries

c) balance of payment and international trade, trade wars

 

Why do we trade, what are advantages?

What is comparative advantage?

Globalisation

Tarifs & Protectionism

Arguments against international trade

History of economic thought

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZvjh1dxz08

International Trade & Economic development

AA: Watch the videos below and write a short paper on International Trade & Economic development including:

  • What does trade have to do with economic development?
  • Explain the reasons, why some countries are Ruch and others not.
  • What are the main factors, which influence economic growth?
  • Which role play the key global trade organisations (WTO...) and what are the key aspects of fair trade?
  • What is Hajoon Changs perspective on free trade?

13 Sustainability

Future of learning

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Theories of Economics

Theories of Economics: BBC Documentary > Masters of Money: Karl Marx

Friedrich Hayek

John Maynard Keynes

Game Theory

Behavioral Economics

Anl_Deutsch.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1.3 MB
Anl_Engl+Baum.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 2.9 MB

Economical Theories: Economics is for everyone...