ECON1001 - Economics
Terms 1 & 2
- To provide an analytical introduction to the core concepts of modern microeconomics and macroeconomics;
At the end of the course, students should:
- Be familiar with many of the core concepts in modern economics and be able to relate these to a range of applications in the real economy.
- Be able to apply these concepts, along with some elementary mathematical techniques acquired on this and other courses, to solve numerical or algebraic economic problems.
- Be able to move without undue difficulty to the more advanced analysis of the core concepts and methods they will encounter on the second year of the degree course.
Wendy Carlin (Term 1), Antonio Cabrales (Term 2)
|Assessment:||There will be 20 2-hour lectures in all (10 in each term). Other teaching will be a mixture of demonstration classes (5 in each term) and compulsory smaller-group tutorial classes with accompanying exercises (10 in term 1, 8 in term 2). There will be a 1-hour MCQ assessment at the beginning of Term 2 in addition to a 2.5-hour unseen written examination in Term 3.|
||Compulsory for 1st year BSc Economics (L100) and the combined-studies degrees in Economics and Geography (LL17) and Philosophy and Economics (VL51).|