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Lecture: Introduction to Economics/Grundlagen der Volkswirtschaftslehre - Details
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General information

Course name Lecture: Introduction to Economics/Grundlagen der Volkswirtschaftslehre
Course number lv2712 & lv2713
Semester WiSe 22/23
Current number of participants 130
maximum number of participants 150
Home institute Institut für Digital Economics (W-5)
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
First date Wednesday, 19.10.2022 08:00 - 09:30, Room: (M - 0526)
Pre-requisites None
Performance record
Written exam
ECTS points 6

Räume und Zeiten

(O - 0.018)
Wednesday: 08:00 - 09:30, weekly (11x)
(M - 0526)
Wednesday: 08:00 - 09:30, weekly (3x)
(H - 0.06)
Wednesday: 09:45 - 11:15, weekly (12x)
(H - 0.07)
Wednesday: 11:30 - 13:00, weekly (12x)


  • Capitalism and democracy: Affluence, inequality and the environment
  • Social interactions and economic outcomes
  • Public policy for fairness and efficiency
  • Work, wellbeing and scarcity
  • Institutions, power and inequality
  • The firm: Employees, managers and owners
  • Firms and markets for goods and services
  • The credit market: Borrowers, lenders and the rate of interest
  • Banks, money, housing and financial assets
  • Market failures
  • Governments and markets in a democratic society

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Zeitgesteuerte Anmeldung: Introduction to Economics".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats will be assigned in order of enrolment.
  • The enrolment is possible until 31.12.2022, 23:59.