lecge1222  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h + 15.0 h
Q1 or Q2
Khatibi Arastou; Larue Louis; Maniquet François;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The course adopts a traditional approach, first analysing consumer issues, then producer issues and leading finally to the analysis of general equilibrium, social well-being and external factors. Three types of reasoning are used: discursive, graphic, and mathematical. Particular emphasis is laid on the movement to formal reasoning and its use in interpreting results, and on using the theoretical tools on a wide range of exercises.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The aim of this Microeconomics course is to help students, by examining a series of important topics, acquire an understanding of the instruments of micro-economic analysis so that they can use them in any of the applied courses later in their degree. It also aims to teach students to use these analytical tools to interpret concrete cases in Industrial Economics and public authority market regulation.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching materials
  • Les slides "powerpoint" du cours sont disponibles via moodle.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Minor in Management (ESPO students)

Minor in Economics

Additionnal module in Mathematics

Minor in Economics (open)

Minor in Mangement (basic knowledge)

Bachelor : Business Engineering

Bachelor in Economics and Management

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Master [120] in Geography : General

Bachelor in Computer Science