Massimo Filippini: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016
|Name||Prof. Dr. Massimo Filippini|
|Field||Energy and Public Economics|
Energy and Public Economics
ETH Zürich, ZUE E 15
|Telephone||+41 44 632 06 49|
|Fax||+41 44 632 10 50|
|Department||Management, Technology, and Economics|
|151-0906-00L||Frontiers in Energy Research|
This course is only for doctoral students.
|2 credits||2S||M. Mazzotti, R. S. Abhari, J. Carmeliet, M. Filippini|
|Abstract||PhD students at ETH Zurich working in the broad area of energy present their research to their colleagues, to their advisors and to the scientific community.|
|Objective||Knowledge of advanced research in the area of energy.|
|Content||PhD students at ETH Zurich working in the broad area of energy present their research to their colleagues, to their advisors and to the scientific community. Every week there are two presentations, each structured as follows: 15 min introduction to the research topic, 15 min presentation of the results, 15 min discussion with the audience.|
|Lecture notes||Slides will be distributed.|
|363-0503-00L||Principles of Microeconomics||3 credits||2G||M. Filippini|
|Abstract||The course introduces basic principles, problems and approaches of microeconomics.|
|Objective||The learning objectives of the course are:|
(1) Students must be able to discuss basic principles, problems and approaches in microeconomics. (2) Students can analyse and explain simple economic principles in a market using supply and demand graphs. (3) Students can contrast different market structures and describe firm and consumer behaviour. (4) Students can identify market failures such as externalities related to market activities and illustrate how these affect the economy as a whole. (5) Students can apply simple mathematical treatment of some basic concepts and can solve utility maximization and cost minimization problems.
|Lecture notes||Lecture notes, exercises and reference material can be downloaded from Moodle.|
|Literature||N. Gregory Mankiw and Mark P. Taylor (2014), "Economics", 3rd edition, South-Western Cengage Learning.|
The book can also be used for the course 'Principles of Macroeconomics' (Sturm)
For students taking only the course 'Principles of Microeconomics' there is a shorter version of the same book:
N. Gregory Mankiw and Mark P. Taylor (2014), "Microeconomics", 3rd edition, South-Western Cengage Learning.
1. R. Pindyck and D. Rubinfeld (2012), "Microeconomics", 8th edition, Pearson Education.
2. Varian, H.R. (2014), "Intermediate Microeconomics", 9th edition, Norton & Company