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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full year, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, Residence halls Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
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. 

Visit disabroad.org for a full list of additional elective courses!

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 04/01/2017
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Rolling Admission 08/19/2017 12/12/2017
Spring 2018 10/16/2017 10/23/2017 TBA TBA

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