Fundamentos de Economia

Comunicação Social
4.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Ana Cláudia Leal Marques Pires da Silva Mendes Pinto

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should understand key issues of economic theory, develop an economic approach and familiarise themselves with the current economic and financial affairs.

Program
What is economics? Supply and demand. Consumer theory. Producer theory. Market structure. National accounting. Consumption. Investment. State. Public Policies.

Evaluation Methodology
One assigment (20%) and one test (80%). The Approval will be achieved with a grade of 10 marks (Simple Arithmetic mean)

Bibliography
- Belbute, J. (2003). Princípios de Macroeconomia. Lisboa: Gradiva
- D. Nordhaus, W. e Samuelson, P. (2011). Economia. Portugal: Mcgraw-Hill
- Das Neves, J. (2013). Introdução à Economia. Lisboa: EDITORIAL VERBO
- E CUNHA E MORAIS, L. e PAULO PITTA, C. (2008). A EUROPA E OS DESAFIOS DO SÉCULO XXI. Coimbra: ALMEDINA

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials including practical exercises. Every 15 days students have the opportunity to examine and discuss an everyday problem.

Software used in class
Not applicable.