Economics for Business

Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 22684

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Pre-requisite modules none

Module description

Supply and demand analysis. Government intervention in the market. Production and costs. Profit maximising under perfect competition and monopoly. Imperfect and monopolistic competition. Alternative theories of the firm. Macroeconomic issues concerning economic growth, unemployment and inflation. Simple Keynesian analysis. Monetary policy. European Monetary Union, international trade and the economics of transnational firms.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and workshops