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:

Job offer: Student assistant

The chair of Prof. Christine Binzel (Economy and Society of the Middle East) offers a position as student assistant with 15 hours/week for students enrolled in the Bachelor program, starting from March 1, 2018. You may find further information here: https://www.economics.phil.fau.eu/2017/12/14/job-offer-student-assistant-3/

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.