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DIS Stockholm – Global Economics
Stockholm, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Fact Sheet:
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Areas of Study:
Business, Economics, Research
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall
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Class Eligibility:
3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Research, Study
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Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Description:
Global Economics 

Deepen your knowledge of the government’s role in the economy and its impact on public policy and society, using Scandinavian and European economies as case studies. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Analyze government financing, allocation of funds, management of public finance, and what these mean for economic growth 
  • Meet with representatives of Swedish government agencies, think tanks, and interest groups to learn about the current challenges, and the complexity of accommodating several stakeholders’ interest in the economy 
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to visit key banks in Europe and meet with professional economists, giving you first-hand insight into the European economic landscape 

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study economics, finance, or are planning a career in government or the financial sector. 

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CORE COURSE

Public Finance: European Perspectives 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course explores the role of public institutions in the economies of advanced industrialized countries, taking a comparative look at a variety of systems for public goods with respect to taxation, social benefits, unemployment, health care, public pension schemes, parental leave, childcare, and education. We will consider a variety of microeconomic tools, using these to analyze current policy debates in Scandinavia.
Week-Long Study Tour: Frankfurt-Strasbourg 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: One course each of macro- and microeconomics, and one course in either intermediate or advanced microeconomics, all at university level. 

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Dates / Deadlines:
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