PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to teach the concepts and basic language of corporate economic subjects, to supply a unitary vision of the structure and operation of companies and to develop in students the capacity to critically observe corporate phenomena.
Course contents summary
The course syllabus will provide the rudiments of economics: economic science, micro and macroeconomics, methods of analysis and tools of economic science. Elements and tools of microeconomics: demand, supply and market; elasticity in demand and supply. Consumer choice and demand theory. Demand theory: the firm and profit maximisation, the production function, technology and costs, optimal production level.
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Assessment methods and criteria
The exam is divided in a first part consisting of the elaboration and discussion of a paper, and a second part, consisting of questions on matters of business economics and on health economics.