Fundamentals of Economics
level of course unit
first cycle, Bachelor
Learning outcomes of course unit
know the key concepts of microeconomics;
be able to classify current economic developments according to microeconomics principles;
be able to analyze real behavior of economic entities against a microeconomic backdrop.
prerequisites and co-requisites
Introduction to Microeconomics. The course covers the theoretical concepts and models necessary for analyzing microeconomic phenomena. These concepts and models will provide students with a basic understanding of the opportunities for political action, as well as of other current topics.
recommended or required reading
Bofinger, P.: Grundzüge der Volkswirtschaftslehre. München, 2003.
Krugman, P., Wells, R.: Volkswirtschaftslehre. Stuttgart, 2010.
Samuelson, Paul A. and William D. Nordhaus: Economics. 19th ed., Boston, 2009.
assessment methods and criteria
Written exam and/or scientific paper and/or presentation
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Prof. (FH) Brent Kigner, PhD
year of study
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