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Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Fundamental Notions of Economics

Presentation

In this CU, we intend to present and explain basic concepts and fundamentals of economic science.

Programme

Human Resources Management and Development

Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS

| Semestral | 5

Year | Type of course unit | Language

1 |Mandatory |Português

Code

ULP619-9486

Recommended complementary curricular units

Introduction to Management.

Professional Internship

Não

Syllabus

1. Economic Science
2.Market economy.
3.Consumer Theory
4. Producer Theory.
5. Market structures
6. Macroeconomics (Introduction)
7. National Accounting.
8. Currency and banking system
9 Product market
10. Inflation and unemployment
11. Economic growth and development
12. International Economy

Objectives

By the end of the semester, students are expected to have a satisfactory command of the basic concepts and fundamentals of economic science.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

Theoretical and Practical Classes.
Assessment: Two tests (50% + 50%)

References

Mankiw, N. G. (2020). Principles of Economics - 9 edition. Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-035-703-831-4
Vasconcellos, M. A. S., Garcia, M. E. (2014). Fundamentos de Economia - 5º edição. Editora Saraiva. ISBN: 978-85-02-61633-2

 

Office Hours

Nome do docente  

Horário de atendimento

Sala

Renato Santiago

5ªFeira(13h00-14h00)