Instructor: Sergey Kichko
Class hours: 18
Objectives of the course
The main objective of this series of lectures is to review relevant economic notions and theories that are important for the formation of a common conceptual background. A discussion of the major concepts introduced during basic microeconomics and macroeconomics courses will be provided.
Contents of the course
- Markets' functioning;
- Consumer theories and demand analysis;
- Firms' decisions in different market structures;
- Basic concepts of national accounting;
- A model of aggregate demand and supply;
- Growth theories;
- International trade
Due to the limitations and measures adopted by national and local authorities in order to control and contain the spread of the SARS- COV-2, the course will be offered as e-learning. In due time you will be guided on the steps you have to follow in order to attend classes on Moodle and how to use the system.
Teaching methods will be available soon.
(BB) Baumol, W., and Blinder, A., 2015, Economics: Principles and Policy, Thomson - South-Western. Previous editions of this textbook can also be used.