76616 - Crash Course in Economics

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The Crash Course aims at providing basic knowledge of standard economic tools of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

Course contents

The Crash Course will provide an overview on:

1. Foundations of core economics
2. Foundations of strategic interactions
3. Foundations of information economics
4. Foundations of empirical analysis

Readings/Bibliography

Tom Sargent, University of California at Berkeley graduation speech, May 16, 2007

Greg Mankiw, Principles of Economics (ch. 1-2)

Teaching methods

Oral lectures

Assessment methods

The course has no final exam

Teaching tools

Slides provided by the instructor

Links to further information

https://sites.google.com/site/davidedragone/teaching

Office hours

See the website of Davide Dragone