6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 45,0 PL

- Ana Cláudia Leal Marques Pires da Silva Mendes Pinto

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The students must be able to: a) Understand and describe economic issues b) Use statistical and bibliographical data sources to obtain the relevant information for specific problems c) Write reports on economic issues d) Solve applied exercises

1. Basics of economic science 2. National accounting 3. Currents of economic thought 4. Policy-mix 5. Demand and supply concepts. Elasticity 6. Competitive, monopolist and oligopolistic markets

Evaluation Methodology
Students can choose between a)Continuous assessment: individual midterm tests with 10/20 as the minimum pass grade and b) Final examination: 10/20 as the minimum pass mark

- Gomes, O. e Sousa, M. (2011). Análise Económica - Conceitos e Exercícios Resolvidos. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Bernanke, B. e Frank, R. (2012). Princípios de Economia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- St. Aubyn, M. e Teixeira, M. e Braga, J. e Santos, J. (2001). Macroeconomia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Samuelson, P. e Nordhaus, W. (2009). Economia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill

Method of interaction
Course content is presented through lectures, case study analysis and applied exercises

Software used in class