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MICROECONOMICS

CODE 83681
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 9912 SCIENZE DEL TURISMO: IMPRESA, CULTURA E TERRITORIO(L-15) - IMPERIA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/01
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    This is an introductory course in economics. It deals both with the standard necolassical decision problems of households and firms, conmveyed both at a theoretical level and by solving quantitative exercises. The course also aims to exlain the main terms used in macroeconomics and the mechanisms underlying the evolution of business cycles in an advanced economy.

    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) .

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the edn of the course, the student will be able to comprehend the main mechanisms that regulate the functioning of an adavanced economy, The student will also be aware of how governments, firms and families should make economic rational decision in presence of competition, externalities, risk, and uncertainty. 

     

    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

    Exam Board

    GABRIELE CARDULLO (President)

    CHIARA PICCARDO

    ELENA TANFANI

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Sem: 2

    February 2023

    Class schedule

    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. 

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    10/01/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
    24/01/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
    07/02/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
    17/05/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
    31/05/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
    13/06/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
    12/09/2023 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Attendance

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