Economia I (Micro)

Gestão do Território
4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should familiarise themselves with the concepts, theories, models and policies with interest to microeconomics, develop skills to identify, analyse and solve economical problems and understand modern calculus techniques.

Program
Why studying economics?
The competitive market model.
State intervention in the market economy.
Elasticity.
Consumer and producer surplus.
Perfect competition market.
Monopoly.
Oligopoly.
Monopolistic competition.

Evaluation Methodology
2 written tests.
A minimum mark of 7/20 is required to take the second test.
A minimum mark of 10/20 exempts students from taking the final examination.

Bibliography
- E CUNHA E MORAIS, L. e PAULO PITTA, C. (2008). A EUROPA E OS DESAFIOS DO SÉCULO XXI. Coimbra: ALMEDINA
- Das Neves, J. (1997). Introdução à Economia. Lisboa: EDITORIAL VERBO
- D. Nordhaus, W. e Samuelson, P. (2005). Economia. Portugal: Mcgraw-Hill

Method of interaction
Lectures including class debate and tutorials.

Software used in class