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Course module: ECHRWP
The Real-World Perspective
Course infoSchedule
Course codeECHRWP
ECTS Credits0
Category / LevelHB (Bachelor Honours)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Law, Economics and Governance; Undergraduateschool REBO; Bachelor in Economics and Business Economics;
Contact personK. Morsink
Contactperson for the course
K. Morsink
Other courses by this lecturer
Teaching period
2  (12/11/2018 to 03/02/2019)
Teaching period in which the course begins
Time slotA: MON-morning, TUE-afternoon, WED-morning
Study mode
RemarkHonours Programme, 3-year in Bachelor
Enrolment periodfrom 28/05/2018 up to and including 24/06/2018
Course application processHonourscoördinator
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Waiting listNo
Course placement processHonourscoördinator
Learning objectives
At the end of the course the student is able to:
•      Better understand basic concepts in economics
•      Better understand real world phenomena using basic concepts in economics 
•      Explain in popular terms how economics can explain real world phenomena
This course consists of discussions of accessible academic articles from the Journal of Economic Perspectives or a similar journal. Our meetings will apply what you learned about economics to real world problems.

For each meeting, a topic is chosen and an article from the Journal of Economic Perspectives or a similar journal is chosen as background reading. Each student is expected to read the background reading before class, a single student or group of students (depending on the number of students that enrol) presents the article, followed by a discussion among all students.
Assessment method
  • Active participation (100% of the final grade)
The grade students receive for this course is a binary pass or non-pass.
Effort requirements
To pass students should attend at least all but one of our meetings and should present at least once.
Course materials
Topics will be chosen with students in the first meeting, and links to background materials will be made available to students.
Place of the course within the curriculum
Honours Programme, 3-year in Bachelor
Entry requirements
Required materials
Instructional formats

Active participation
Test weight100
Minimum grade1

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