POL2012 - Theories and Models in Political Economy


New from the academic year 2010/2011

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours

Course content

The course analyzes political decision-making processes using perspectives from economics and political science.

Learning outcome

The purpose is to give the students knowledge of theories and models that describe political decision-making processes. The students shall acquire knowledge of election models, interest group models, and models of bureaucracy.

Learning methods and activities

2 hours of lectures every week and 2 hours of exercises every second week. Compulsory activity: One approved term paper. The term paper can be written as a joint project by up to four students.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved term paper(s) and excercise(s). Specific requirements will be announced at the beginning of the term.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SØK2101 7.5 2010-09-01
SØK2102 7.5 2010-09-01


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 2011-06-10 09:00 Datasal 10349 , Storhall del 2
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.