Principles of Economics (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00725
Credits
6
Coordinator
Giandemetrio Marangoni
Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
Lezioni 3 Sem. IA Giandemetrio Marangoni
Esercitazioni 3 Sem. IA, Sem. IB Giandemetrio Marangoni

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
Lezioni Monday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Messedaglia  
Lezioni Tuesday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Messedaglia  
Lezioni Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Messedaglia  
Sem. IB
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
Esercitazioni Monday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Messedaglia  
Esercitazioni Tuesday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Messedaglia  
Esercitazioni Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Messedaglia  

Learning outcomes

The course gives an overall comprehensive introduction to the discipline and develops some specific knowledge in micro- and macroeconomics.

Syllabus

• Microeconomics
• Consumer choice
• Production activity
• Production costs
• Perfectly competitive markets
• Imperfectly competitive markets

• Macroeconomics
• Production and national income
• Consumption
• Investment
• The public sector
• Money and the monetary system
• Inflation
• Unemployment

• Analysis of case studies and discussion of current issues of economics and economic policy

Textbooks:
• M. Baranzini, G. Marangoni, S. Solari, Economia, II ed., Cedam, 2008.
• Lecture notes on the classroom discussion of case studies and current issues of economics and economic policy

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam and discussion

Teaching aids
Title Format (Language, Size, Publication date)
Domande di Istituzioni di Economia 2015-2016  pdfpdf (it, 858 KB, 27/11/15)
IE 2015-2016 esercizi  vnd.ms-excelvnd.ms-excel (it, 72 KB, 26/10/15)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016