MICROECONOMICS

MICROECONOMICS

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Code
83681
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 9912 TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS (L-15) IMPERIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
IMPERIA (TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Course description

This is an introductory course in economics. It deals both with the standard decision problems of households and firms and with the basic IS/LM model in macroeconomics.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the basic elements to explain the economic decisions of individual operators (families and businesses), with particular regard to the results of their interrelation on the market and the reasons for its failure (monopolistic and strategic behaviors, informational asymmetries, externalities) .

PREREQUISITES

None.

Teaching methods

Standard lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

 

   

1 Macroeconomic history

 
   

2 Trust

 
   

3 Communities

 
   

4 Markets

 
   

5 Science and Technology as institutions

 
   

6 Households and firms

 
   

7 Sustainable economic development

 
   

8 Social wellbeing and democratic government

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dasgupta, P. (2007) Economics: a very short introduction. Oxford University Press

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: In Imperia: Tuesday 2.30 pm (second semester only) In Genoa: Thursday 4:00 pm

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Standard lectures

LESSONS START

Sem: 2

first week of march 2020

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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MICROECONOMICS

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam

Assessment methods

The student will be able to understand the way economists think and apply such a resaoning to solve simple economic problems. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

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