MICROECONOMICS-1

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
ECONOMIA POLITICA - 1
Course code
ET0031 (AF:257958 AR:149722)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6 out of 12 of POLITICAL ECONOMICS
Subdivision
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
SECS-P/01
Period
3rd Term
Course year
1
Where
VENEZIA
The objective of this course is to introduce students to economic reasoning. The basic principles of economics will be presented. In particular, after introducing the notion of market equilibrium as the crossing point between demand and supply, consumer choices in various contexts and the optimal strategies of the firms with reference to their cost structures and the characteristics of the markets in which they operate will be analyzed.
Mathematics
The whole course (12 ECTS) is composed of two parts:

FIRST PART

- Demand, Supply and marketequilibrium. Elasticity
- Consumers' choice: demand curve, Engel curve, income and substitution effect. Labour market and intertemporal consumtion decision. Labour supply
- Firm production decision: production functions, cost functions.

For the second part of the course please consult the web-page related to Principles of Economics 2.
D. Bernheim e M. Whinston, Microeconomia, Mc-Graw Hill Italia, III Edizione 2017.

M.C. Molinari, Esercizi di Economia Politica, Cafoscarina, 2016.
written
written exam and non compulsory homeworks during the course
standard
Italian
Students are strongly encouraged to actively attend classes and solve the exercises assigned every week.
  • Course with sustainable contents
  • University credits of sustainability: 1
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • E-learning, moodle platforms
Last update of the programme: 30/06/2017