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Economics (all)

Important information about Economics courses

Please go to the websites http://www2.vwl.uni-mannheim.de/35.1.html (for bachelor's level courses) andhttp://www2.vwl.uni-mannheim.de/3933.0.html(for master's level courses) to obtain updated and detailed information about courses. In case of any questions, you are welcome to contact your coordinator:

for bachelor's level courses: Ms. Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de)

for master's level courses: econgrad uni-mannheim.de

 

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Bachelor

Analysis B (Lecture w/ Exercise)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Analysis C (Lecture w/ Exercise)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
3,5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Applied Econometrics (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Instructor(s):
Behavioral Development Economics (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Behavioral Economics (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
Behavioral Public Economics (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Competition under the microscope (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Econometrics of Antitrust (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Economic Growth (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
8
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
Economics of Crime (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Instructor(s):
Economics of Monetary Unions (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Emissions Trading in Theory and Practice (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Entwicklungsökonomie (Intensive seminar)
DE
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminare sind nur für Studierende der Volkswirtschafts­lehre offen. Einige Seminar sind bereits voll belegt. Bitte wenden Sie sich an Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) wenn Sie sich für ein volkswirtschaft­lichen Bachelor­seminar anmelden möchten.
Instructor(s):
Family and Macroeconomics (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Family Economics (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Financial Economics (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Finanzwissenschaft (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
Föderalismus und Steuerwettbewerb (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
On-campus and online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
Game Theory (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Grundlagen der Ökonometrie (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, recorded
Instructor(s):
Impact Evaluation (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Institutions and Economic Development in Historical Perspective (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Examination achievement:
Grading: Seminar paper (70%), presentation (20%), and classroom discussion (10%)
Instructor(s):
Description:
Further information: Please note that you have to register for this seminar within the common registration week. I will allocate the seminar topics after the final assignment of seminar places. In October 2020, I will upload the list of seminar topics (including introductory literature) on my website (http://donges.vwl.uni-mannheim.de/).
International Economics (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Introduction to predictive analytics and machine learning (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Labor Economics (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Macroeconomics A (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Students, who attend this course, should have a good knowledge of calculus and linear algebra. Some prior knowledge of Economics is recommended.
Instructor(s):
Makroökonomik A (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Makroökonomische Analyse der Hartz-Reformen (Intensive seminar)
DE
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Das Seminar ist bereits voll belegt.
Instructor(s):
Markets and the Environment (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Microeconomics A (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Registration procedure:
Students, who attend this course, should have a good knowledge of calculus and linear algebra. Some prior knowledge of Economics is recommended.
Instructor(s):
Mikroökonomik A (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, recorded
Instructor(s):
Multilateral Bargaining (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Instructor(s):
Nudging (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Instructor(s):
Öffentliche Investitionen und inklusives Wachstum (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Recent Empirical Evidence on the Causes of (Under-)Development (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Instructor(s):
Segen und Fluch zugleich? Die (Über-)Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen in wirtschaftshistorischer Perspektive (Intensive seminar)
DE
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Das Seminar ist bereits voll belegt.
Examination achievement:
Arbeitsaufwand: Präsenzzeit Seminar: 21 Stunden, Zeit für die Anfertigung der Seminararbeit, für die Vorbereitung der Referate sowie für das Selbststudium: 147 Stunden
Benotung: Seminararbeit (70%), Präsentation und Diskussionsbeteiligung (20%) und Koreferat (10%)
Instructor(s):
Statistics and Stata (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
Statistik I (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, recorded
Instructor(s):
Time Series Analysis (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Time Series Analysis (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Topics in Economics of Education (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Seminars are only open to economics students. Some seminars are already fully booked. Please contact Christiane Cischinsky (christiane.cischinsky uni-mannheim.de) if you want to register for an undergraduate economics seminar.
Instructor(s):
Topics in Financial Economics (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
6
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
The seminar is already fully booked.
Instructor(s):
History of Economic Thought from Adam Smith to Reinhard Selten (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
American Economic History from Colonisation to World War II (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
7.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Wirtschaftspolitik (Lecture)
DE
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
Economic Policy Seminar for BSc Students (Seminar)
DE
Lecture type:
Seminar
ECTS:
6.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
German
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Registration procedure:
Das Seminar ist bereits voll belegt.
Instructor(s):

Master

E5028 Topics on Monetary Union (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5031 Applied Labour Economics (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
9.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5035 Environmental Economics (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
9.5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Literature:
1.Daniel J. Phaneuf and Till Requate. A course in environmental economics. Cambridge University Press.
2.William J. Baumol and Wallace E. Oates, The theory of environmental policy. Cambridge University Press
Instructor(s):
E5038 Empirical Macroeconomics: Shocks and Propagation (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5046 Empirical Industrial Organization (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Instructor(s):
E505 Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
14.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
6
Attendance:
Online, live
Recommended requirement:
Literature:
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz (2015). Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies. 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press.
Instructor(s):
Description:
This course covers the theory of industrial organization. It provides an overview of modern industrial organization with an emphasis of the theory and formal models. Models are adapted to tackle concrete problems. Students are provided with a toolkit and are encouraged to think strategically. Theoretical analyses are complemented by case studies and background knowledge of competition policy. Organization: 1. Introduction; 2. Market Power; 3. Sources of Market Power; 4. Pricing and Market Segmentation 5. Product Quality and Information; 6. Theory of Competition Policy; 7. R&D and Intellectual Property; 8. Networks, Standards, and Systems; 9. Intermediation.
E5054 Topics in Environmental and Energy Economics (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E506 Seminar on Human Capital Formation (Seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5063 IO and Development (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5069 Power Analysis (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, recorded
Instructor(s):
E5076 Topics in Time Series Analysis (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
9.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5083 Current Topics in Social Policies (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5095 Nonparametric Econometrics (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
9.5
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E5096 Economics of Corruption (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E530 Seminar Topics in Industrial Organization (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Instructor(s):
E557 Public Economics (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
E563 Game Theory (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
7.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live & recorded
Instructor(s):
E576 Modeling & Applied Economics – Historical and Methodological Perspectives (Intensive seminar)
EN
Lecture type:
Intensive seminar
ECTS:
5.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
2
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E581 International Trade (Lecture)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture
ECTS:
7.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
3
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):
E588 International Macroeconomics (Lecture w/ Exercise)
EN
Lecture type:
Lecture w/ Exercise
ECTS:
8.0
Course suitable for:
Language of instruction:
English
Hours per week:
4
Attendance:
Online, live
Instructor(s):

Contact Department of Economics

Incomings Bachelor

Dr. Christiane Cischinsky

Dr. Christiane Cischinsky

Mitarbeiterin des Prüfungsausschusses für den Bachelorstudiengang VWL und Auslandsstudienberatung Bachelor VWL
University of Mannheim
Abteilung Volkswirtschaftslehre
L7, 3–5 – Room 4.23
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Open telephone consultation:
Tue morning, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
or by prior arrangement of a telephone appointment by e–mail.

No callbacks will be made from the telephone number provided.

Please contact me by e–mail outside of the telephone consultation hours.

Incomings Master

Sebastian Herdtweck

Sebastian Herdtweck

Program Manager M.Sc. Economics and Exchange Coordinator
University of Mannheim
Department of Economics
L 7, 3–5 – Room 4.05
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Consultation hours (via phone): Tue and Thu 10:00 a.m.–noon

Outside the consultations hours the use of emails is appreciated. Thank you!