ECONOMIA APPLICATA

Sociologia ECONOMIA APPLICATA

0312300063
DIPARTIMENTO DI STUDI POLITICI E SOCIALI
EQF6
SOCIOLOGY
2022/2023



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
AUTUMN SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
960LESSONS
ExamDate
ECONOMIA APPLICATA15/02/2023 - 10:30
ECONOMIA APPLICATA15/02/2023 - 10:30
Objectives
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES. THE COURSE AIMS TO PROVIDE THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE TO UNDERSTAND THE FUNDAMENTAL ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF REALITY, BOTH IN THE MICRO AND MACROECONOMIC CONTEXT, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO SPECIFIC SECTORIAL AND TERRITORIAL DYNAMICS, TO THE MEASUREMENT OF THE MOST IMPORTANT QUANTITIES AND TO THE EMPIRICAL VERIFICATION OF THE MOST RELEVANT CAUSAL RELATIONSHIPS. THE AIM IS TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE SKILLS TO DEVISE AND SUPPORT ARGUMENTS AND TO SOLVE PROBLEMS IN THE FIELD OF STUDY OF ECONOMIC PHENOMENA.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING.
IT IS INTENDED THAT STUDENTS ACQUIRE, WITH THE SUPPORT OF ADVANCED TEXTBOOKS, A KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES OF THE ECONOMIC AREA. THIS KNOWLEDGE WILL BE ACQUIRED THROUGH PARTICIPATION IN INSTITUTIONAL COURSES AND EXERCISE ACTIVITIES
ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
IN PARTICULAR, IT IS INTENDED THAT STUDENTS POSSESS ADEQUATE SKILLS BOTH TO DEVISE AND SUPPORT ARGUMENTS AND TO SOLVE PROBLEMS IN THE FIELD OF STUDY OF ECONOMIC PHENOMENA.

Prerequisites
NOTHING
Contents
MEASUREMENT OF THE MAIN ECONOMIC VARIABLES: GDP, INFLATION, UNEMPLOYMENT, POVERTY, ECONOMIC INEQUALITY.
PRESENT STATE AND RECENT HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF THE AFOREMENTIONED QUANTITIES IN ITALY, ALSO IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT.
FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROECONOMICS: DETERMINATION OF PRICE AND QUANTITY TRADED IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET; FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DIFFERENT MARKET FORMS.
RELATIONS BETWEEN THE MAIN MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES AND FUNDAMENTAL NOTIONS OF ECONOMIC POLICY.
FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS AND HISTORICAL PROFILE OF THE ITALIAN PRODUCTION SYSTEM AND COMMERCIAL SPECIALIZATION.

Teaching Methods
FRONTAL LESSONS. READING AND COLLECTIVE COMMENTS OF REPORTS, ARTICLES IN NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZIENS WITH ECONOMIC CONTENT.
Verification of learning
THE EXAM INCLUDES A WRITTEN TEST WITH A 30TH GRADE AND AN OPTIONAL ORAL TEST TO SUPPLEMENT THE WRITTEN GRADE. THE EXAM, BASED ON A MIX OF MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS, NUMERICAL EXERCISES AND OPEN QUESTIONS, AIMS TO VERIFY THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE COURSE OBJECTIVES AND THEREFORE THE KNOWLEDGE OF THEORETICAL NOTIONS AND THE ABILITY TO APPLY THEM TO THE SOLUTION OF SPECIFIC PROBLEMS.
Texts
ISTAT REPORTS ON COURSE TOPICS.
G.MANKIW "ESSENTIALS OF ECONOMICS", ZANICHELLI EDITOR OR ANOTHER HANDBOOK OF ECONOMICS OF UNIVERSITY LEVEL, ESTABLISHED IN AGREEMENT WITH THE TEACHER.
More Information
FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE REQUESTED TO THE TEACHER VIA E-MAIL (RIORIO@UNISA.IT)
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