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Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East

Welcome to the webpage of the Chair of Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East!

News:

The Chair is seeking to fill a PhD position in the field of development economics / economic history. Further information is available here >>>

Classes in the summer term 2018

In the summer term 2018 the chair offers the following courses:

  • Development Economics II, Class A (Master, Seminar) – Prof. Christine Binzel
  • Development Economics II, Class B (Master, Seminar) – Prof. Christine Binzel
  • International Economics I, Class A (Master, Seminar) – Dr. Kateryna Khorkhordina
  • International Economics I, Class B (Master, Seminar) – Dr. Kateryna Khorkhordina
  • Economic History and Development of the Middle East (Master, Lecture and Tutorial) – Prof. Christine Binzel
  • Proseminar (Bachelor/Teaching Degrees, Seminar) – Andrea Fischer
What economists really do

A nice article (or rather reply) on what economists really do, written amongst others by Oriana Bandiera and Imran Rasul (UCL): https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/economics-and-finance/dismal-ignorance-of-the-dismal-science-a-response-to-larry-elliot

Classes in the winter term 2017/18

In the winter term 2017/18 the chair offers the following courses:

  • Introduction to Economics (Bachelor/Teaching Degrees, Lecture) – Prof. Christine Binzel
  • Macroeconomics (Bachelor/Teaching Degrees, Lecture) – Dr. Philipp Dees
  • Development Economics I (Master, Lecture and Tutorial) – Prof. Christine Binzel
  • International Economics I (Master, Lecture and Tutorial) – Dr. Kateryna Khorkhordina
  • Post-Arab Spring Development Paths in the Middle East (Master, Seminar) – Andrea Fischer

Further information

For further information, please see „Teaching“ on the left-hand side. If you are interested to learn more about our team and our research interests, please visit the team page.