Module Identifier EU10210  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Nicholas Perdikis  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   16 Hours 2 per week  
  Seminars / Tutorials   3 Hours Three classes per seminar group  
Assessment Essay   One essay plus satisfactory completion of the course.   20%  
  Exam   1.5 Hours   80%  

Module outline

The current year's module outline can be found via The School's website

Aims of the module

This module is designed to introduce students to the nature and development of the European economy. More specifically it
concentrates on the earlier economic divisions of Europe between free market economies on the one hand and centrally
planned economies on the other, the collapse of the latter and the desire for closer European economic union. The course will
conclude with a discussion concerning the forces that are currently influencing the future shape of the European economy.


To equip students with an understanding of the main forces that have shaped and continue to influence the development of the
European Economy.

Outline syllabus

1.   Introduction and Overview

   i.   The structure and extent of the European Economy

   ii.   The economic aftermath of the war

   iii.   The post war economic division of Europe

   iv.   The resurgence of economic growth

Reading Lists

** Recommended Text
N M Healey. The Economics of the New Europe".
"The European Economy 1914-1990".