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290033 VO Introduction into Economics (2015W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Prüfungstermine:
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Termin: Dienstag, 05.07.2016 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Termin: Anfang September 2016

Monday 05.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 12.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 19.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 23.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 30.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 07.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 14.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 11.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 18.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 25.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Content:

1. Overview
2. Institutional context of the market
3. The market: definition, functions and structure
4. Supply
5. Demand
6. Transaction: money
7. Market equilibrium and market failure
8. National accounts
9. Short and medium run: business cycles
10. Long run: growth and development
11. International economics

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The lecture is a course for non-economists, in particular for students of geography. The aim is to introduce the main topics of economics. Participants of the course will be able to understand microeconomic behaviour and they will also have basic knowledge of macroeconomic problems (such as unemployment or inflation) and their remedies.

Examination topics

The lecture will be supported by powerpoint, the files are being submitted to the students via internet

Reading list

See handout and powerpoint files

Association in the course directory

(L1-e2) (UF BA GW 05)

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