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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP6077098, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 12.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ECONOMICS FOR MANAGEMENT
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English

Teacher in charge DONATA FAVARO SECS-P/02
Other lecturers MARTINA CELIDONI SECS-P/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/01 Political Economy 12.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 12.0 84 216.0 No turn

Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Prerequisites: Undergraduate Microeconomics and Macroeconomnics, Econometrics
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide an advanced knowledge of the functioning of markets (Module MIcroeconomics) and of issues related to international macroeconomics (MOdule Macroeconomics).
Examination methods: Written exam
Assessment criteria: The student's evaluation will be based on her/his ability to discuss and apply the theoretical models independently.
Course unit contents: The course consists of two modules.

Module “Macroeconomics” (42 hours)
1. National accounting and the balance of payments
2. Exchange rates and Open-economy macroeconomics
The foreign exchange market; Money, interest rates and exchange rates; Price levels and exchange rate in the long-run; Fixed exchange rates and Foreign exchange intervention
3. International Macroeconomics policy
Financial globalization; Optimum Currency areas and the Euro; Developing country growth

Module “Microeconomics” (42 hours)
1. Mathematical tools for economic analysis
2. Nash Equilibrium: Theory
3. Oligopolistic competition
4. Competition with incomplete information
5. Repeated games
6. Cooperative games and bargaining
7. Asymmetric information, contracts and incentives
8. Incomplete contracts, investment specificity and hold up
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons
Additional notes about suggested reading: Any information about the course will be available on the e-learning Platform (moodle).
Students are invited to consult the moodle page of the course regularly.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • --, --. --: --, --. The textbook will be announced at the beginning of the academic year 2017-18