European consumer policy

European consumer policy (2014-2015)

  • Lecturers: Lucia Reisch and John Thøgersen
  • Program: MSc in Business Administration; specialization in Consumer Affairs Management (specialization was terminated in 2014; the course became an elective and is only given if there is student demand)
  • Duration: 1 semester, 5 ECTS
  • Class size: 15 students per year
  • Focus: European and national consumer “policy, politics and polity”. Considers policy-making process, including sustainability policy.
  • Theories: political economics, public choice, consumer behaviour
  • Approach: class room teaching; student presentations; case studies.
  • Reading list: available; draws from literature on market/price mechanisms and consumer behaviour.