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Programme 2017


Presentations and films
Lesson 1.
Wednesday 31 May
PECT 808
Introduction to Europe and European Economics

True / False questionnaire
Acronyms list
True / False answers

A history of empires (from 3000BC)
A brief history of EU enlargement (film from The Economist)
European Enlargement (film from the IIEA
Lesson 2.
Wednesday 31 May
PECT 808
Macroeconomics, elasticity and international trade risk (group exercise)

Macro - budget and deficit
Macro exercise

Lesson 3.
Friday 2 June
PECT 808
The European Single Market, the Euro, and structural weaknesses

Macro Revision

EU Budget
EU Budget. Money in, money ou

The Single Market is 20 years old (from the European Commission)
The Single market
The Single Market (pdf DR based on the two films)
The Euro
Lesson 4.
Friday 2 June
PECT 808
A New World economy - from Bretton Woods to today

EU trade (DG Trade)
EU Trade policy
European Commission DG Trade
EU Free-trade agreements
EU and China trade
EU-Canada Free-Trade deal (The Globe and Mail)
Opposition to the WTO
EU Free Trade agreements (DG Industry)
EU Trade Policy
EU TTIP negotiations (EC)
TTIP The debate (Euranet 23m)
TTIP film (IBT Partners)
Dangers of TTIP (RAWW)
Criticism of TTIP (War on Want. 47m)
EU Mercosur negotiations (EC)
EU China bilateral trade talks (Chinese Economy)
Economic International Law and Policy Blog(World Trade Law.Net)
European Commission DG Trade
EU Free-trade agreements
From Bretton Woods to the Euro (pdf DR)
History of the Euro (15m

Lesson 5.
Tuesday 6 June
PECT 808
GDP, Green GDP, HDI and Gini - a compaqrison between Europe and Canada

HDI statistics (United Nations Development Programme)
Gini Index

Wealth distribution exercise and discussion
Robert F. Kennedy speech on GDP (3m)
USA wealth distribution (Politizane 6m)
The inequalities of wealth distribution: its economic and political consequences
USA wealth distribution (Politizane 6m)
Growth (with Green GDP and HDI)
200 years of history - wealth and health (BBC)

Lesson 6.
Tuesday 6 June
PECT 808
Project presentation preparation
Preparation for macro project presentations
- imports / source quantity
- exports / destination / quantity
- import documentation
- product market Canada / France
- Exchange rates / interest rates / inflation

- VAT rate

Lesson 7.
Wednesday 7 June
PECT 808
Application of macroeconomics to export projects
Macro project presentations

Lesson 8.
Wednesday 7 June
PECT 808
Fiscal policy; EU - Canada comparisons
(group exercise)

Public social spending comparison pdf
World tax comparison
Tax bracket comparison (Wikipedia)
Unemployment benefit comparison pdf
US tax subsidies to industry pdf
Tax revenues OECD
Fiscal policy pdf DR
Monetary and fiscal policy 4m