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Aim of the course
• Communicate effectively, which may include various academic, professional, or civic situations.
• Construct valid/strong arguments.
• Provide a solid basis for the Bachelor thesis writing process.
This course will explore the history of economic thought ranging from Plato to the modern day. In the lectures we will examine the most important and influential thinkers of their time, while also including the historical context that influenced the ideas presented. The course will not strictly follow a chronological evolution of the theory, but instead is designed in a way to capture the evolution of economic thought: the arguments, debates, agreements, and disagreements.
The History of Economic Theories course aims to equip students with the historical knowledge of history’s most influential economic ideas in order to promote argumentative skills, critical thinking, and a deeper understanding behind the evolution of modern economic thought.
• Understand the basic theories from the history of economic thought and apply it to modern economic thinking.
• Identify the historical context of the current trends in economic theories.
• Construct and organize arguments in the context of the history of economic thought.
• Be able to analyze and compare different arguments with regards to economic theories.
The course should teach an analytical approach to the functioning of the market mechanism, economic behavior of market participants, market environment impact on competition, and business strategies. Students should acquire the skills and the ability to apply microeconomic analysis and optimization methods to a large variety of economic problems.
The course aims at providing training in the principles of academic writing and presentations. The syllabus is a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. By the end of this course, the students will be able to understand the core concepts and requirements of writing academic texts and apply the requirements in writing course assignments, and giving presentations.
The International Economics and Trade course aims to equip students with necessary analytical tools for analyzing and critically assessing the current dynamics of global economy and challenges the nation states face in their pursuit of economic welfare.