The course presents the main concepts of Economics, at an introductory level. It covers both Microeconomics and Macroeconomics issues, related to the economic method, demand and supply, elasticities and their applications, national income, inflation, money, growth, unemplyoment and trade.
N. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Economics, 7th edition 2015, South-Western Cengage Learning
The grading is based on the completion of handouts delivered during the course (30%) and on the exam paper (70%). Questions are both numerical exercises, multiple choices and open questions.