This module provides students with a practical introduction to economic advice to policy makers in the European institutions – with practical case studies. We will cover theory about the nature of scientific advice to policy and the specificities of economic knowledge as well as on how to impact policy and how as a policy makers to make use of economic advice. This is followed by a series of case studies with practical examples on the use of economic indicators, micro-economic impact assessments, macro-economic modelling, monetary and fiscal policy, competitiveness and innovation, competition policy, economic advice by the European Commission to member states and the use of behavioural insights in EU policy making.
JONKERS K. - EU Economic Policy Advice : Case Analyses (30h)
2021 - 2022