General Economics

Course Code :1001FOWPOW
Study domain:Economic Sciences
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:22
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Eve Vanhaecht

3. Course contents *

The student must be able to appopriate the specific course terminology, to understand and interpret economic news, to solve simple economic models, to extrapolate frpom general economic evolutions, and to assess the importance of product development as a stimulant of economic growth and national income.

Course topics: national accounts, goods market, financial markets, labour market, government policy, international trade

This cours covers macro-economic topics, while the course of the second semester (business economics) covers micro-economic topics.