Basics of Economics
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Course code
RIM6001.YK
old course code
RIM6001
Course title in Estonian
Majanduse alused
Course title in English
Basics of Economics
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
assessment
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To give basic knowledge of economy and an overview of the main economic processes in society.
Brief description of the course
Basics of economics. Relations dominating in economy. Market mechanism: demand and supply. Economic role of government. The public sector and its size. Public goods, private goods and their intermediaries. When should the government intervene in the economy? The main concepts of macroeconomics. Measuring national product. Business cycle. Labour market. Inflation. Functions of central bank. Estonian monetary system and monetary policy. Essence of public finance and its functions. Budget revenues and expenditure. Taxation. Estonian fiscal policy. Basics of economic policy. Economic reforms in Estonia. Competitiveness. Economic growth.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has basic knowledge of the main economic processes in society.
Teacher
Anneli Kommer
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