MICROECONOMICS - 1 PRACTICE

Anno accademico 2016/2017 Programmi anni precedenti
Titolo corso in inglese MICROECONOMICS - 1 PRACTICE
Codice insegnamento ET2020 (AF:241041 AR:130817)
Modalità Convenzionale
Crediti formativi universitari 0 su 12 di MICROECONOMICS
Livello laurea Laurea
Settore scientifico disciplinare SECS-P/01
Periodo 3° Periodo
Anno corso 1
Sede VENEZIA
Obiettivi Formativi
The main objective of the course is to make students familiar with the economic way of thinking. We will cover the basic concepts and tools of microeconomics and emphasize how they can be used to understand a broad range of real world problems. We will analyze consumer behavior and firm behavior, market equilibria and the role of the government in the economy.
Prerequisiti
Mathematics
Contenuti
(provisional, may be changed)

Introduction to Microeconomics
1. Analyzing Economic Problems
2. Demand and Supply Analysis

Consumer Theory
3. Consumer Preferences and Utility Functions
4. Consumer Choice
5. The Theory of Demand
6. Applications of Consumer Theory

Theory of the Firm
7. Inputs and Production Functions
8. Costs and Cost Minimization

Market Structure
9. Perfectly Competitive Markets
10. Monopoly and Price Discrimination
11. Oligopoly
12. Game Theory and Strategic Behavior

Gains and Losses of Government Policies

General Equilibrium and Economic Efficiency
Testi di riferimento
(provisional, may be changed)

Besanko, D., and Braeutigam, R. R.,2014, Microeconomics, 5th Edition, International Student Version, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, WestSussex, UK.

Alternative references:
Perloff, Jeffrey, 2014, Microeconomics with Calculus, 3rd ed., Global Edition, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
or
Varian, Hal R., 2014, Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus, W.W. Norton, New York, NY.
Modalità di esame
scritto
Metodi didattici
Lectures and practice sessions. Interactive learning via web is optional.
Lingua di insegnamento
Inglese
Altro
For any course-related information, students should trust only the course website:
http://moodle.unive.it/course/view.php?id=490 (password provided in class or during office hours).

Students are strongly encouraged to actively participate in class meetings and regularly work through the weekly problem sets.
Sostenibilità
  • Insegnamento sostenibile
  • CFU sostenibili: 1
  • Dispense e materiali di approfondimento e di autovalutazione disponibili online; testi di riferimento in formato e-book
  • Piattaforme e-learning, moodle