701-0757-00L  Principles of Economics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersR. Schubert
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


701-0757-00 GÖkonomie
Vorlesung im ML D 28 mit Videoübertragung im ML E 12.
Gruppenarbeiten finden in den anderen Seminarräume statt.
2 hrs
Wed10-12HG E 41 »
10-12LEE C 104 »
10-12LEE C 114 »
10-12LEE D 101 »
10-12LEE D 105 »
10-12ML D 28 »
10-12ML E 12 »
R. Schubert

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course covers the bases for understanding micro- and macroeconomic issues and theories. Participants are given the tools to argue in economic and political terms and to evaluate the corresponding measures. Group and individual exercises deepen the knowledge gained.
ObjectiveStudents are able to
- describe fundamental micro- and macroeconomic issues and theories.
- apply suitable economic arguments to a given theme.
- evaluate economic measures.
ContentSupply and demand behaviour of firm and households; market equilibrium and taxation; national income and indicators; inflation ; unemployment; growth; macroeconomics policies
Lecture notesavailable on electronic platform
LiteratureMankiw, N.G.: “Principles of Economics”, fourth edition, South-Western College/West, Mason 2006.

German translation: Mankiw, N.G. : Grundzüge der Volkswirtschaftslehre, 3rd. edition, Stuttgart 2004.
Prerequisites / Noticeelectronic plattform

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Programme in Agricultural Science 2010; Version 13.10.2015 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Agricultural Sciences 2015; Version 01.03.2019 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Environmental Sciences 2011; Version 12.01.2016 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Food Science 2010; Version 22.03.2016 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Food Science 2016; Version 06.03.2019 (Examination Block)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersR. Schubert
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Written aids"Open-Book" - Dies bedeutet, dass alle Materialien aus der Vorlesung im Rahmen dieser Prüfung verwendet werden dürfen.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

Main linkLernumgebungen Ökonomie
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Offered in

Agricultural Sciences BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation
GESS Science in PerspectiveEconomicsWInformation
Food Science BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorPflichtteilOInformation