Principles of Economics

Course: Principles of Economics
Year:

2

Semester:

2º Semestre

Curricular Unit:

ISEG - Economia

ECTS:

6.0

Regent:

Maria Manuela de Brito Arcanjo

Objectives:The students will demonstrate:
i) Problem solving skills with qualitative and quantitative tools;
ii) Scientific and technical knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics making adequate use of concepts, theories and methodologies
iii) A collaborative behavior in team working
Contents:Part I – Introducing economics
Part II – Microeconomics
- Supply, demand and markets
- Demand and consumer behavior
- Production and business organization
- The theory of distribution of income
Part III – Macroeconomics
- The national economy
- Aggregate demand and supply
- The Keynesian model
- Money and interest rates
- Is-LM analysis
- Fiscal policy
Evaluation:Two teaching methods: i) Lectures (all notes are available online); ii) Laboratory-Practicals ( the students are asked to to work in pairs).
Assessment: i) Continuous assessment (25% of final mark); ii) Examination (75% of final mark)
Bibliography:Sloman, J., Wride, A. and Garratt, D. (2012), Economics, Pearson, Eighth Edition.
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