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Basic Economic Concepts and International Migrations

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: 1900-BIM-OG Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 07.1 / (0532) Nauki o ziemi
Nazwa przedmiotu: Basic Economic Concepts and International Migrations
Jednostka: Wydział Geografii i Studiów Regionalnych
Grupy: Courses in foreign languages
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Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
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Tryb prowadzenia:

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Skrócony opis:

The course is designed to provide students (with little knowledge and no previous exposure to economics) with a broad-ranging introduction to the discipline of economics and it aims to equip students with the tools necessary for them to understand how an economy operates in modern environment of extensive international labour migrations. By the end of the course you will be able to read and understand concepts often used in the media, including the business/economic section of the newspapers and economic magazines.

Pełny opis:

The course has been broken into eight parts:

- Introductory Economic Concepts and International Politics of Migrations

- Demand, Supply and Elasticity

- Theories of Consumer Choice and the Firm

- Market Forms and the Labour Market

- Understanding and Measuring Macroeconomic Performance in the Dynamic World

- Macroeconomic Theory

- Macroeconomic Policy and International Migrations

- Inflation and International Trade: Commodities versus Labour Movement


Since lectures cover a great deal of material in a short space of time, ideally you should try and read the relevant section in one of the textbooks before attending the lecture. This way you will be able to concentrate on what is being said and ask questions about concepts you do not understand.

The prescribe textbook for the course is:

Parkin M, Powell M, Mathews K, Economics, Addison Wesley, (any edition after 2008) (available on the reserve of the Geography Library)

Efekty uczenia się:

Benefits to you from the course:

After taking the course and passing an exam you should understand pretty well the modern economic environment in micro-, mezo- and macro- scale. The course will help you to study critically economic programmes of various political parties and governments in both developing and developed countries. The methods and techniques presented in the class and knowledge of principles of economics you will be exposed to will enable you to read and listen to various media with criticism and independence allowing you to differ facts and true theories from fake news.

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Assessment/ Pass requirements

To pass the course you require a final mark of 50% out of 100%. This mark consists of:

- class record (40%) composed of two tests (10% each), an assignment (10%) and class attendance (10%)

- examination result (60%)

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-31
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin, 70 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Bogdan Stefański
Prowadzący grup: Bogdan Stefański
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
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