lecge1222  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

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5 credits
45.0 h + 15.0 h
Q1 or Q2

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The course adopts a traditional approach, first analysing consumer issues, then producer issues and leading finally to the analysis of general equilibrium, social well-being and external factors. Three types of reasoning are used: discursive, graphic, and mathematical. Particular emphasis is laid on the movement to formal reasoning and its use in interpreting results, and on using the theoretical tools on a wide range of exercises.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The aim of this Microeconomics course is to help students, by examining a series of important topics, acquire an understanding of the instruments of micro-economic analysis so that they can use them in any of the applied courses later in their degree. It also aims to teach students to use these analytical tools to interpret concrete cases in Industrial Economics and public authority market regulation.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Hal Varian, Introduction à la microéconomie, De Boeck Supérieur, 4è Edition ou une édition plus récente.
Teaching materials
  • Les slides "powerpoint" du cours sont disponibles via moodle.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Additionnal module in Mathematics

Minor in Management (ESPO students)

Minor in Economics

Minor in Economics (open)

Minor in Mangement (basic knowledge)

Bachelor in Economics and Management

Master [120] in Geography : General

Bachelor : Business Engineering

Bachelor in Computer Science

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics