Course Information
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPanagiotis Fousekis
Course ID100001190

Programme of Study: PPS Administration and Economy (2013-today)

Registered students: 17
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Economic and Regional DevelopmentCompulsory Course116
International and European EconomicsCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
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
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Mathematics for Economists
Learning Outcomes
The goal of this course is to introduce the student to analytical tools in Microeconomics at postgraduate level, with particular emphasis on mathematical models. By the end of the semester, the student should have acquired technical knowledge and skills in classical microeconomic theory, allowing her/him to be able to understand modern economic research and develop it.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Consumer Theory: preferences and utility, utility and expenditure functions, uncertainty and expected utility theory. Theory of the firm: production technologies - monopoly, the competitive firm. Partial equilibrium: oligopoly theory. General equilibrium theory: perfect competition, Arrow-Debreu econoomies. Game Theory: Nash equilibrium in pure and mixed strategies.
Consumer Theory, Theory of the Firm, Production Technology, Competition, General Equilibrium, Monopoly, Game Theory
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Articles
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
E-learning platform of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Course Organization
Student Assessment
100% final written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Gravelle H. και Rees R., Μικροοικονομική , Ενιαίος τόμος, Εκδόσεις Γ. Δαρδανός - Κ. Δαρδανός , 2010, ISBN 978-960-01-1344-0. Mas-Colell, Andreu, Michael Whinston, and Jerry Green. Microeconomic Theory. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1995. ISBN: 0195073401 Jehle, Geoffrey, and Philip Reny. Advanced Microeconomic Theory. 2nd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 2000. ISBN: 0321079167. Kreps, David. A Course in Microeconomic Theory. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990. ISBN: 0691042640. Varian, Hal. Microeconomic Analysis. 3rd ed. New York, NY: W.W. Norton, 1992. ISBN: 0393957357.
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