Principles of Economics (2016/2017)

Course code
4S00725
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. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni) dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 12, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni)
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi  
Friday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall H from Oct 14, 2016  to Nov 4, 2016
Friday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.5 from Nov 11, 2016  to Nov 11, 2016
Friday 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi from Oct 7, 2016  to Oct 7, 2016

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
Classical Economic Theory
Contemporary Economic Theory

ELEMENTS OF CORPORATE ECONOMY
Corporate organization
Elements of Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Account
Elements of Financial Planning (Budget and Plan)

SEMINARS AND CASE HISTORIES

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
GianDemetrio Marangoni Mathematical Programming and Economic Analysis (Edizione 1) USI 2018 978-88-6101-013-0 Per gli studenti non frequentanti: NON sono da studiare le appendici matematiche ed il capitolo VIII. Del capitolo VII vanno approfonditi solamente i paragrafi dal 7.1 al 7.9

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017