Introductory Economics (2012/2013)

Course code
4S00328
Name of lecturer
Giulio Fezzi
Coordinator
Giulio Fezzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 19, 2012 al Jan 20, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Sem. 1B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give to students a full comprehension of main elements of Political Economy (i.e. microeconomics and macroeconomics), with some references also to the history of Economic Thought and corporate economics, assisting theory with examples, case-studies and seminars, in order to enrich the portfolio of instruments (of the students) needed to better read the social and economic context in which they're going to operate

Syllabus

MICROECONOMICS
The consumer
Corporate and production
Production costs
Perfect Market Economies
Imperfect Market Economies
Introduction to Games Theory (v. paper)

MACROECONOMICS
Demand and Supply
General Price Index
The State and international implications
Labour market
The equilibrium

ELEMENTS OF HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
La teoria economica classica
La teoria economica contemporanea

ELEMENTS OF CORPORATE ECONOMY
Cenni di organizzazione aziendale
Elementi di teoria del bilancio di impresa: lo stato patrimoniale, il conto economico e la nota integrativa
Cenni di pianificazione economico finanziaria: il budget e il piano

SEMINARS AND CASE HISTORIES
Democracy & Growth
The (new) emerging markets
Case history

During the lessons current economic issues and terminologies will be also discussed

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. Baranzini, G. Marangoni, S. Solari Economia (Edizione 2) Cedam 2008 (L'intero testo con le seguenti precisazioni: Capitolo VII concentrandosi sui concetti più che sulle formulazioni matematiche - Capitolo VIII escluso)

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test

Teaching aids

Documents