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Nobel Price Laureate Paul Krugman: NY Times, Robert Shiller,...
Nobel Price Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and others: Project Syndicate
Critical Cambridge Economist: Ha Joon Chang in the Guardian
50 things that made the modern Economy
Right and Left side of Economics
Neo liberal think tank: Mises Org
Weekly American radical economist Richard Wolff
Ron Paul (Tea Party vs. Paul Krugman)
Newspaper & Magazins:
The local: Austrian news in English
Business and Economic New Channel Bloomberg
The Economics Book
Der Kurier/ Wirtschaft
Choose one of the Economists analysis on Corona and make a blog entry on your website. Don't forget to quote the Economist:
A good day has 100 Points
How die EA become a dominant firm in the Game Development Market?
Examples for Oligopolies
film analysis: inside job
Business Cycle, Measurement, Economic Crises, unemployment, business cycle Policies, Supply Side Economics, Demand Side Economics (Keynesian Economics)
Future Trends as a basis for future cycles
Macro Economics & Cars
Find out about Keynesianism Economics (Demand Side Economics) and Supply side economics
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?
Occupation and earnings, trade unions, labour markets, unemployment, how to fight unemployment,
Social Policies: Health insurance, ...
Blog Entry on: David Card & Alan Krueger: Minimum wages, Monopsony; Angus Deaton: measuring consumption and poverty, Joseph Stiglitz Cost of inequality, Piketty: economics of inequality, Capitalism TV: Why Income inequality is a good thing, Milton Friedman: equality and poverty ...
Global Financial Crises 10 years after, what happened, Financialisation, lessons learned and evaluation
Development, Institutions, Euro, ECB, Monetary Policy, inflation, deflation
Topics for blog entry on money:
Budget, Tax System, Economic policy: government, Macro objectives, demand side, supply side,
Topics for Blog Entry: International trade / politics
- Ukraine war... what are the sanctions? Are they working? What are the potential consequences for Russia?
- Chinas current role in a globalised world
- Green deal / green washing?
- EU and Russia, economical and political challenges
- Green Deal and international trade
- EU and the US
- illiberal democracies in Europe (Hungary,...)
- ... topic of own choice
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.
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik
Potential topics for Blog entry (include also Economic Theory):
Choose a nobel price laureate for Economics and create a portrait on the person and the economic theory...
or any other important economist of your choice...