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Economics for Finance


The course, which is an introductory economics course on master level, provides the students with the main concepts and models used in modern micro- and macroeconomic analysis.

Course content


  1. Consumer theory
  2. Theories of the firm
  3. Market structure – competitive and oligopolistic markets
  4. Welfare theory
  5. Asymmetric information and market frictions


  1. Measuring National Income and Growth
  2. Business Cycles and Inflation
  3. The Monetary System
  4. Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  5. Economic Growth and Development


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