86939 - INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2020/2021

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of the course the student has knowledge of the general principles of the discipline (trade-off, opportunity cost, marginal utility, incentives, etc), the methodological approach (scientific method, micro- vs macro-economics, etc), and the basic analysis of the market equilibrium.

Contenuti

1. Principles of economics

2. Demand and supply

3. Elasticity of demand

4. Welfare analysis

5. Games and strategic interaction

6. The economics of information

7. Empirical methods

The course is in English

Testi/Bibliografia

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

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

Metodi didattici

Traditional lecture

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Slides and material made available in class

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Davide Dragone