Marcus Matthias Keupp: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2019

Award: The Golden Owl
Name Dr. Marcus Matthias Keupp
Address
MILAK, Kaserne
Gebäude B
8903 Birmensdorf ZH
SWITZERLAND
E-mailmarcus.keupp@milak.ethz.ch
URLhttp://keupp.wordpress.com
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
853-0101-02LDefense Economics I3 credits2VM. M. Keupp
AbstractIn terms of structure and content, the event follows the lecturer's book "Militärökonomie" (Military Economics), which is available in two language versions:

- German language: ISBN 978-3-658-06146-3
- French-speaking: ISBN 978-3-658-25287-8
Objective* Recognizing parallels and contrasts between business and military thinking;
* Recognize and analyze planned economic systems;
* Understand the link between institutions, human action and economic results.
ContentThe semester program of the course is divided into 14 modules of 90 minutes each, which combine lecture (teaching of analytical techniques) and exercise (application by means of concrete case studies).

The contents correspond to sections 1 to 2.2.5 of the above book. The following will be discussed:

1. fundamental military economic problems including historical introduction to the topic
2. the institutional foundations of a military organisation
3. the modern military as a planned economy system
4. actors and stakeholders in the system
Lecture notesLecture slides are given to the participants before the first lecture. In addition, the above mentioned book will be handed over to the participants. Participants of the lecture who are not professional officer candidates are requested to obtain the book from the library or bookstore.
LiteratureKeupp, M. M. 2019 Militärökonomie. Wiesbaden: SpringerGabler.
ISBN 978-3-658-06146-3

Keupp, M. M. 2019 Économie militaire. Wiesbaden: SpringerGabler.
ISBN 978-3-658-25287-8
Prerequisites / Noticenone.
853-0102-00LDefense Economics II3 credits2VM. M. Keupp
AbstractIn terms of structure and content, the event follows the lecturer's book "Militärökonomie" (Military Economics), which is available in two language versions:

- German language: ISBN 978-3-658-06146-3
- French-speaking: ISBN 978-3-658-25287-8
Objective* Understanding the impact of institutional design on the effectiveness and efficiency of military performance
* Analyse possibilities and limits of system reforms
ContentThe semester program of the course is divided into 14 modules of 90 minutes each, which combine lecture (teaching of analytical techniques) and exercise (application by means of concrete case studies).

The contents correspond to sections 3 to 5 of the above book. The following will be discussed:

3.1 The military conflict as an objective selection environment
3.2 Consequences of the planned economy system for military effectiveness

4.1 Possibilities and limits of efficiency improvements
4.2 Consequences of the planned economy system for military efficiency

5. possibilities and limits of system reforms
Lecture notesLecture slides are given to the participants before the first lecture. In addition, the above mentioned book will be handed over to the participants. Participants of the lecture who are not professional officer candidates are requested to obtain the book from the library or bookstore.
LiteratureKeupp, M. M. 2019 Militärökonomie. Wiesbaden: SpringerGabler.
ISBN 978-3-658-06146-3

Keupp, M. M. 2019 Économie militaire. Wiesbaden: SpringerGabler.
ISBN 978-3-658-25287-8
Prerequisites / NoticeExam "Military Business Administration I" passed successfully or profound basic knowledge of business administration and economics with a focus on institutional economics. The course is open to external participants.