Instructor: Gabriella Berloffa, gabriella.berloffa [at] unitn.it
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.
Verification of learning
- Entry Test
- Exit Test
(BB) Baumol, W., and Blinder, A., 2015, Economics: Principles and Policy, Thomson - South-Western. Previous editions of this textbook can also be used.