Quantitative Methods in Economics Analysis


Upon the completion of the course the students should be able to;

(a) get an insight to the applicability of the mathematics in the study of economic theory.

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
  • Concepts (Definition of economic model, type variables, type equations), flexibility (Introduction, elasticity of demand to price elasticity of supply on price, prices of elasticity, the elasticity of demand with multiple independent variables). Comparative static and the use of derivative thereto (What is comparative static analysis, marginal revenue functions – cost, Determination of marginal revenue from the revenue function, define the marginal cost of the function, cost, marginal product of work in classical economic system instantaneous rate of growth in the economy). Maximum-minimum economic theory (general revenue Boundary Change, Maximize – minimizing finance functions, maximize revenue, Minimum average cost, profit- maximizing in monopoly market, profit maximizing monopoly with tax, maximizing tax revenue). The integration of economic theory (Applications of indefinite integrals in economic theory, Finding the overall function of the limit function, saving function Finding the limit moment of saving, capital accumulation and Value net investment applications of certain integral to the economic theory of consumer surplus , producer surplus capital accumulation in a given time).

Macroeconomic Analysis


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0004 SEMESTER 6th
COURSE TITLE Macroeocomic Analysis
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE Specialisation
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01118/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Students become familiar with the main concepts, theories and analysis tools for the study of macroeconomic problems.
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. Introduction
  2. Consumption and savings function.
  3. Investment function.
  4. Determination of equilibrium income: without state intervention, with state intervention
  5. The multiplier (investment, government expenditure and taxation).
  6. The role of the state in the economy. Budgetary and monetary policy.
  7. Comparison of the Monetary and Keynesian school of economics.
  8. Monetary markets, money demand, interest rates
  9. IS-LM curves
  10. Determination of income in an open economy (exchange rate, product and money market, balance income).
  11. Modern economic theories
  12. Specific issues of the macroeconomic environment of Greece.
  13. Re-run lecture – Exercises

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  Econometric software

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Assignment 15
Applied exercises 26
Independent study 45
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses, consisting of (a) multiple choice (b) numerical exercises (c) theoretical problems explanations.

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
[15082]: Μακροοικονομική. Krugman Paul R.,Wells Robin

[31760]: Μακροοικονομική θεωρία-Ενιαίο, Mankiw Gregory N.

[30209]: Μακροοικονομική θεωρία και πολιτική. Πετράκη – Κώττη Αθηνά,Κώττης Γεώργιος Χ.

[33133173]: ΜΑΚΡΟΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΘΕΩΡΙΑ & ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ. Λιανός Θ., Μπένος Θ.

[7779]: Μακροοικονομική Ανάλυση, Ευάγγελος Παπαναγιώτου

 

 

Applied Economics Statistics


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0002 SEMESTER 6TH, 8TH
COURSE TITLE APPLIED ECONOMIC STATISTICS
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and exercises  (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL)

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students;

·         should become capable of applying statistics to confront problems of economic theory

General capabilities
  • Analytical and Synthetical Thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Derived distributions, (x square, t-student, F distribution)

sample distribution statistics,

Estimation, Confidence Interval estimation for mean, two means, variance, proportions.

Hypothesis Testing, Hypothesis Testing,Type I and Type II Errors,Power of a Test, Computing a test statistic,Making a decision about H0, Student t Distribution, Degrees of Freedom

categorical data analysis,

Homogeneity, Independence Test

Goodness of Fit Test (Xsquare, Kolmogorov – Smirnov Tes)t

linear models, OLS Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Correlation Coefficient, Coefficient of Determinant, Simple Linear Models, Non linear Models

time series analysis

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual study 60
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

Two tests are taken within the semester and the average of the grade of those tests is multiplied by 0,3 and is added to the grade of the final test. The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three. 2. Assignments are delegated to the students that are graded with ranking 0-2. The grade of this assignment is added to the final grade of the semester The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  Koutroumanidis Th., Zafeiriou E., Malesios Ch., Statistics II (in Greek)

§  Manos B. Applied Statistics (in Greek)

§  Batzios Ch.Statiscs in Education of Veterinary Science (in Greek)

 

 

Agricultural Policy


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0011 SEMESTER 6th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL POLICY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/program/ECO0011.shtml
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:

  • Understand and simulate theories and concepts on the impacts and evolutions of agricultural policies and the Common Agricultural Policy.
  • Comprehend and identify national or international effects that different agricultural policy measures or schemes may have on different stakeholders.
General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. Concept Policy of Agricultural Products
  2. Agricultural Policy Measures
  3. Forms of Agricultural Policy,
  4. EU Agricultural Policy,
  5. Agricultural policy actors,
  6. Agricultural product policy planning,
  7. Impact of agricultural product policy,
  8. Common Agricultural Policy.
  9. Crop Production Policy
  10. Animal Production Policy
  11. Fisheries policy
  12. Tobacco policy
  13. Cotton Policy

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD Online lectures via Microsoft Teams
IT USE Power point, videos

E-class

Microsoft Teams

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 26
Entomological Collection 15
Independent study 45
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses.

 PROPOSED LITERATURE

  • “Αγροτική Πολιτική” Σέμος Α., Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.
  • “Αγροτική Πολιτική”, Παπαγεωργίου Κ., Δαμιανός Π., Σπαθής Π., Εκδόσεις Α. Σταμούλης, Αθήνα 2005.