Course Information
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Psaltopoulos
Course ID600014573

Programme of Study: PMS STA OIKONOMIKA (2018-sīmera) (MF)

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Programme of Study: PMS STA OIKONOMIKA (2018-sīmera) (PF)

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Good background in economic theory and quantitative methods
Learning Outcomes
the students during the cource will • comprehend the different theoretical approaches to economic issues • link the theory with the current economic policies • better understand economic terms and analysis of current problems • learn different ways to collect and analyse data • practice in analysisn and interpreting economic information
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
The cource aims to present to students topics of economic theory, such as growth, development, employment, etc. More specifically: 1. Introduction to economic growth 2. Economic growth in classical tradition and Marx 3. Neoclasical models of economic growth 4. Endogenous growth models 5. Endogenous growth models with two sectors 6. Economic growth and welfare 7. Economic cycles and fluctuations 8. Current characteristics of economic development 9. Empirical evidence and theories of economic development 10. Theories of unemployment and employment 11. Income inequalities and development
Growth, sustainable development, unemployment,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Academic articles
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
For teaching the course and communitating with students the following means are used: power point presentation, e-mails, and computer packages such as Word, MatLab, Eviews, Excel
Course Organization
Reading Assigment20
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
Class participation: 10% Written essay with in class presentation: 30% Final exam: 60%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Βαϊτσος Κ. και Α. Μπαρτζώκας, 2004, Αναπτυξιακή Οικονομική: Κείμενα Οικονομικής Σκέψης και Κοινωνικού Προβληματισμού, επιμέλεια, εκδ. ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ. - Jones H.G., 1993, Εισαγωγή στις Σύγχρονες Θεωρίες Οικονομικής Μεγέθυνσης, Aθήνα: Εκδ. Κριτική. - Καλαϊτζιδάκης Π. και Σ. Καλυβίτης, 2003, Οικονομική Μεγέθυνση: Θεωρία και Πολιτική, Αθήνα: Εκδ. Κριτική.
Additional bibliography for study
- Barro, R.J. και X. Sala-i-Martin, 1999, Economic Growth, Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press - Baumol, J.W., Blackman, S. και Wolf E., 1989, Productivity and American Leadership, Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press - Carlin, W. και D. Sockice, 2005, Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies, Oxford: Oxford University Press - Foley K.D. and R.T. Michel, 1999, Growth and Distribution, Cambridge: Harvard University Press. - Jones, Charles I (2002) Introduction to Economic Growth, New York: W. W. Norton. - International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, MacMillan, 2nd ed, 2008. - Kaldor N., 1980, Essays on Economic Stability and Growth, New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers.
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