Principles of Economics (2018/2019)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giulio Fezzi
Giulio Fezzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. 1A dal Sep 24, 2018 al Nov 10, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give to students - with particolar focus to their prospective role of social assistants - 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


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 With specific focus on topics interesting the role of social assistant

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. Baranzini, G. Marangoni, S. Solari Economia (Edizione 2) Cedam 2008

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam - which will be held as a written test - aims at verifying the knowledge of all the topics of the Program.
The test will be composed by 15+1 questions and/or short exercises in open form to be solved in 90 minutes. Each right answer/ exercise woths 2 points.
The exam test will be managed in the same manner both for attending students and for not-attending ones in all exam sessions.