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Microeconomics in context

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: WZ-ER.039 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Microeconomics in context
Jednostka: Wydział Zarządzania i Komunikacji Społecznej
Punkty ECTS i inne: 5.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2018/2019" (zakończony)

Okres: 2018-10-01 - 2019-01-27
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz
Prowadzący grup: Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) 1. To develop students' understanding of economic concepts ;

2. To develop students' understanding the organization of the market and roles played by economic actors;

3. To provide students with the ability to make economic decisions, both as a consumer, and a producer in different market structures;

4. To provide students with the basic economic models and techniques required to perform economic policy analysis;

5. To enable students to apply microeconomic concepts and models through problem-solving.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) SB1 . Describe significant social/behavior issues/questions using appropriate theories and evidence.

SB2. Articulate how the values o the social/behavioral science impact decision-making in contemporary society.

SB3. Deconstruct social/behavior arguments critically, refuting logical and reasoning laws inherent in them.

SB4. Compose written or oral arguments related to issues or questions in the social/behavioral sciences.

SB5. Evaluate evidence supporting arguments and conclusions on each side of major social or behavioral issues.

Wymagania wstępne:

(tylko po angielsku) Basic mathematics

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) A scale in mind for what percent of points translates into what grade: 100-91 = 5.0; 80-81 = 4.5; 80-71 = 4.0; 70-61 = 3.5; 60-51 = 3.0. After each midterm I will try to promptly provide you with an idea of where you stand so far in the course.

Participation: 10%

You are allowed not to participate in 2 classes. If you miss more than 2 classes, you either lose points for your final grade or you meet me to talk about the covered material.

Homework: 10%

You will receive approximately 12 take-home assignments (homeworks) over the course of the semester. They will be designed to prepare you for questions that you will see on the midterm tests. You may come to the class with no homework twice. The rest will count towards your final grade.

Midterm Exams: 20% each

You will also take two midterm exams during the class periods. Like the homework, they will consist of problem solving. They will not be a repeat of homework problems or of things you heard in the lecture. Instead, they will typically require you to use the techniques and concepts you have learned in a different way, or to handle an extension or twist of a problem you have already seen.

Final Exam: 40%

The final exam will feature multiple-choice, true-false, and fill in the blanks questions. The final will be comprehensive, and will be more involving than the midterms. It will occur at the regularly scheduled time for a final for this time slot.

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Sometime near the end of the course, students should be asked to complete an assessment of learning assignment. The assignment should count (modestly) towards their grade. The assignment should be designed to assess students’ knowledge of basic terminology and concepts (SBS1), problem-solving skills (SBS2), and the evaluation of relevant evidence (SBS5) and arguments and implicit assumptions (SBS3). The assignment will conclude with a brief policy recommendation (SBS4-written).

Additionally, instructors should make a record of each student’s class participation (SBS4-oral).

Instructors should document the results of the assessments (physical papers, scans, or canvas records; records of participation) with the help of the department administrative assistant. They will then be relayed to the department committee charged with coordinating the assessments, who will arrange for outcomes to be entered into the canvas system for easy report generation and archiving.

Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody podające - objaśnienie lub wyjaśnienie
Metody podające - wykład informacyjny
Metody praktyczne - ćwiczenia przedmiotowe
Metody problemowe - klasyczna metoda problemowa

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) Lecture, problem solving, PPTs

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) 5 ECTS

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Fall. Economic activity. Demand, supply; price theory; welfare analysis; consumption, production, distribution; market structures; market failure; current problems. Enhances students' ability to evaluate economic policy.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Econ2020 uses individual behavior of the consumer and firm to explain economic outcomes. The course begins with an overview of economies and economic modeling, which uses as a fundamental assumption the notion of bounded rationality. Students next study opportunity cost and its relationship to tradeoffs. The fundamental concepts are then integrated into the study of markets and its components of supply and demand. This basic model is used throughout the term to determine the outcomes of economic policy. Throughout the course, emphasis is given to the application of economic concepts and tools through problem solving. All sections of Econ2020cover the following topics listed in the table below. Additional coverage of other Econ2020 topics is at the discretion of individual instructors:

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris, Julie A. Nelson, Brian Roach, Mariano Torras (2015), Microeconomcis in context, 3rd edition.

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/2020" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28

Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz
Prowadzący grup: Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Zaliczenie
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