Basic Principles of Economic Theory and Policy

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΩΝ ΕΡΓΩΝ / Basic Principles of Economic Theory and Policy
CodeΓΕ1400
FacultyEngineering
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000109

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 35
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses843

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600029161
SectionInstructors
1. ΓΕ1400Georgios Aretoulis, Glykeria Kalfakakou
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of the course the students will have perfect knowledge on the subjects of microeconomics and macroeconomics with emphasis on the Greek economy data
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concept and subject of economy (financial goods). The preference/ selection problem. The basic functions of the financial system. Demand and Offer (The concept of market. The laws of supply and demand. The concept of elasticity. Definition and changes in market equilibrium. The income circuit (National Income, National product, National cost. The balance of income). The principles of economic policy (the need for government action in the financial life. Aspects of economic policy. Classification of aims and means of economic policy). Public economic policy (Government Budget, incomes and outcomes). Credit and currency policy (the concept of money supply). Logistical money. The role of the central bank. Current trends in currency theory. The structure of the Greek banking system. The exchange policy (balance of payments, direct or natural control, Income policy, evaluation of means)
Keywords
Economy, Macroeconomic, Microeconomic
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of laptop and video-projector for powerpoint presentations and the blackboard platform for teaching and communication
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures822.9
Laboratory Work70.3
Total893.2
Student Assessment
Description
The course evaluation is based on a final eaxamination (theory and exercises)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [961]: ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΟΙΚΗΤΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΕΩΝ, ΝΙΚΟΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ Βιβλίο [3652]: ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΑ, ΓΕΩΡΓΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ ΘΕΟΔΩΡΟΣ, ΛΙΑΝΟΣ ΘΕΟΔΩΡΟΣ, ΜΠΕΝΟΣ ΘΕΟΦΑΝΗΣ, ΤΣΕΚΟΥΡΑΣ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ, ΧΑΤΖΗΠΡΟΚΟΠΙΟΥ ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ, ΧΡΗΣΤΟΥ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ
Last Update
21-04-2016