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Principles of Economics

Description

Aim
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.

Textbook
N. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Economics, 7th edition 2015, South-Western Cengage Learning

ISBN-13: 978-1-285-16587-5 

ISBN-10: 1-285-16587-X

Grading
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.

People

 

Martini G.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2016-2017
ECTS
3