Economics

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

Lecturer
- Ana Cláudia Leal Marques Pires da Silva Mendes Pinto

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
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

Program
1. Basic concepts in economic science 2. National accounting 3. Currents of economic thought 4. Macroeconomic policies 5. Demand and supply concepts. Elasticities 6. Market structures

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

Bibliography
- Nordhaus, W. e Samuelson, P. (2011). Economia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Teixeira, M. e Braga, J. e Santos, J. e St. Aubyn, M. (2002). Macroeconomia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Frank, R. e Bernanke, B. (2012). Princípios de Economia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Sousa, M. e Gomes, O. e Barradas, R. (2019). Análise Económica - Conceitos e Exercícios Resolvidos. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo

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

Software used in class