update 6.5.

Economic Games

Economics in the news:


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 Guardian


 The local: Austrian news in English 


Business and Economic New Channel Bloomberg


The Economist



The Economics Book 



Austrian News 

Die Presse/Economist


Der  Standard/Wirtschaft


Der Kurier/ Wirtschaft




Introduction to Economics 1: Basics: parts, models, basic systems, sustainability

Learning activity 1: Robinsons

Adobe Acrobat Dokument 891.8 KB

Learning activity 2: Vocab session: Introcution

Introduction Vocab exercise.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 6.3 MB

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 and 2.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 8.3 MB

1st model: Production Possibilities Curve

Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 6.5 MB

Concept Maps: Introduction 1

CM Introduction to Economics 1 and 2.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 9.5 MB

Corona and the economy - economic cycles

Choose one of the Economists analysis on Corona and make a blog entry on your website. Don't forget to quote the Economist:

Sustainability: Climate change: What is it and what can i do?

A good day has 100 Points

2) Introduction to Economics: Market, Market model, Market structures

How markets work answers 2.9-2.19.ppt
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Presentation and CM market and price.ppt
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Market structures NEU 2.pptx
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 1.1 MB
AB_Market structures 1.docx
Microsoft Word Dokument 33.2 KB
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Worksheet Economics.docx
Microsoft Word Dokument 39.4 KB
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 245.8 KB

Business Cycles and Financial/Economic crises and counter cyclical economic policy

film analysis: inside job

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

Concept map business cycles.ppt
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 4.2 MB
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

MP3 Audio Datei 20.4 MB

1638 Tulip crisis Netherlands

MP3 Audio Datei 20.0 MB

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

MP3 Audio Datei 20.4 MB

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

MP3 Audio Datei 19.5 MB

Employment, labor market, social policies

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

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
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 2.0 MB

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

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

11 Europe

07 European Union 2021_22 (2).pptx
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 8.6 MB

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



Latest sanctions on Russia, Energy and Europe, Morale...

Economic and budgetary outlook EU 2022

Adobe Acrobat Dokument 6.5 MB

European institutions:

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. 

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik


12 International Economics, Globalisation, ...

International Trade 1 incl Concept Map 2
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 2.6 MB

Potential topics for Blog entry (include also Economic Theory):

  • Modern trade wars, e.g. US vs. China
  • Economic measures taken in real wars (Sanctions against Russia)
  • The role of Europe as an international player
  • Why are some countries rich and others not?
  • David Ricardo and the myth of free trade (Hajoon Chang)
  • What does trade have to do with economic development?
  • Which role play global trade organisations (WTO...) and what are the key aspects of fair trade?
  • any other topic of your choice
Worksheet international trade_Martinovic
Microsoft Word Dokument 599.9 KB
Concept Map Mikrofinanzierung Englisch.p
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Atlas der Globalisierung: Trade and globalisation

Adobe Acrobat Dokument 22.7 MB

Theories of Economics

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...


John Maynard Keynes (alt. BBC Documentation Masters of Money)

Theories of Economics: Karl Marx (alt. BBC Documentation Masters of Money)

Friedrich Hayek (alt. BBC Documentation: Masters of Money)

Game Theory

Behavioral Economics

Spieltheorie 4hlw 2020_21.pptx
Microsoft Power Point Präsentation 43.1 MB
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 2.9 MB

Economical Theories: Economics is for everyone...