lecge1222  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
45.0 h + 15.0 h
Q1 or Q2
Johnen Johannes; Khatibi Arastou; 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.
Hal Varian, Introduction à la microéconomie, De Boeck Supérieur, 4è Edition ou une édition plus récente.
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 Economics (open)

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Master [120] in Geography : General

Bachelor in Economics and Management

Additionnal module in Mathematics

Bachelor in Computer Science

Minor in Mangement (basic knowledge)

Minor in Management (ESPO students)

Bachelor : Business Engineering

Minor in Economics