Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East

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


Classes in the winter term 2018/2019:

In the winter term 2018/2019 the chair offers the following courses:

Bachelor/ Lehramt:

  • Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre (Vorlesung) – Prof. Dr. Christine Binzel
  • Übungen EVWL – u.a. Dr. Kateryna Khorkhordina und Andreas Link
  • VWL-Proseminar Wirtschaftswachstum und -entwicklung – Dr. Kateryna Khorkhordina
  • VWL-Proseminar Experimente und Quasi-Experimente in der Empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung – Prof. Dr. Christine Binzel & Andreas Link


  • Development Economics I (Lecture & Tutorial) – Prof. Dr. Christine Binzel
  • International Economics I (Lecture & Tutorial) – Dr. Kateryna Khorkhordina
  • Political Economy of the Middle East (Lecture) – Prof. Dr. Christine Binzel & Stephanie Müssig (EZIRE)
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):

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.