Universität Wien FIND

290033 VO Introduction into Economics (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Is to be seen as an introduction to economics and economic policy for students of geography (school teachers).

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 03.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 10.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 17.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 24.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 31.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 07.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 14.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 21.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 28.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 05.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 12.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 23.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 30.01. 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. Caution: the powerpoint files do not provide a full account of the whole lecture. They are ment to be a support the notes, which are essential for successful exminations.

Reading list

See powerpoint files

Association in the course directory

(B11-8.1) (L1-e2) (UF BA GW 05)

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