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KEUR 2210A - Economics of European Integration

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

The scope of the course is to familiarize the students with the economic governance of the European Union, and with the challenges for member states. The first part (Francesco Saraceno) deals with the historical developments leading to today's institutional architecture, and with the macroeconomic governance of the EU, notably the Stability Pact and the ECB. The second part (Jérôme Creel) deals with the microeconomics of economic integration, and tackles issues as the common agricultural policy, competition policy, and trade.


  • CREEL, Jérôme (Directeur adjoint, OFCE)
  • SARACENO, Francesco (Directeur adjoint, OFCE)

Pedagogical format

The textbook from which we will extract most of the material is R. Baldwin and C. Wyplosz (BW hereafter), The Economics of European Integration 4th Edition McGraw Hill, 2012. Buying the book is not mandatory, even if suggested. You may use previous editions but it is your responsibility to make sure that the material covered is the same. Additional material may be posted on Google Drive.

Course validation

The final exam will be composed of multiple choice questions.

Required reading

The Economics of European Integration 4th Edition McGraw Hill, 2012