Economie

mecon1104  2021-2022  Mons

Economie
6 credits
45.0 h + 30.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Content
The objective of this course is to introduce fundamental economic principles.
This course is divided in two parts: microeconomics and macroeconomics.
Microeconomics studies the indivudual choices of economic agents (consumer, firm, government), market mechanisms, state's interventions (externalities, public goods, common ressources, natural monopolies, taxes, subsidies, efficiency losses)
Macroeconomics studies the economy as a whole and the relations among economic variables (growth, inflation, public debt, interest rates, balance of payments, exchange rates, labor market, money market, goods and services market).
Teaching methods
Key lectures (45h)
Small group exercices (30h)
Evaluation methods
-Final written exam (multiple choice questions and open-ended questions)
-A test will be organized during the first semester. Students who will pass this test will receive an exemption for a part of the final written exam. This exemption is cancelled if the student does not pass the exam organized in January.
Bibliography
  • Gregory N. Mankiw et Mark P. Taylor, "Principes d'économie", de boeck,5ème edition, 2019.
  • Diapositives et documents sur student corner
Gregory N. Mankiw et Mark P. Taylor, "Principes d'économie", de boeck, 5ème edition, 2019.
Teaching materials
  • Gregory N. Mankiw et Mark P. Taylor, "Principes d'économie", de boeck, 5ème edition, 2019
  • Diapositives et documents sur student corner
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Management

Bachelor : Business Engineering