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FORESTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY

Degree course FOREST AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Curriculum Curriculum unico
Learnings UNICO
Academic Year 2018/2019

Module: ELEMENTS OF FORESTAL ECONOMICS

Degree course FOREST AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Curriculum Curriculum unico
Learnings UNICO
Academic Year 2018/2019
ECTS 6
Scientific Disciplinary Sector AGR/01
Year Second year
Time unit First semester
Class hours 60
Educational activity Formative educational activities

Single group

Professor DONATELLA MARIA DI GREGORIO
Objectives The form fo "Principles of Forest Economics" (6 UC), from the microeconomics analysis according to the neoclassical approach, and through the theory of the consumer and the company, aims to the study of price formation and the balance of the market in relation to the different forms identified and described by the economic doctrine.
EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTS
Knowledge and understanding: Acquisition of basic knowledge of the microeconomics.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: Ability to apply the concepts of economics acquired to economic analysis in the forestry sector.
Making judgments: identifying and understanding the main technical and economic problems of the forest sector.
Communication skills: Ability to argue and expose sector analyzes.
Learning skills: Using the acquired knowledge, ability to develop attitudes of better understanding of the problems and economic phenomena of the forest-wood system.
Programme - Introduction to the economic problem; economic systems
- Economics and rational choice, the concept of utility, the utility cardinal and ordinal
- The set of alternatives and the budget constraint, preferences and their representation
- Indifference curves, the good of the consumer.
- Application Individual and market demand; income-consumption curve and Engel curve; income effect and substitution effect.
- Elasticity of demand (with respect to price, income and cross); classification of the goods; criticism of the neoclassical theory of demand.
- Production and productivity costs.
- Short-term costs, the costs for long-term average and marginal costs.
- Market power and functions of revenue; optimum level of production
- Curve individual supply and market supply;
- Market structure
- Competitive markets and imperfect markets
- Market failures
Books - Bertola G., A. Lo Prete, Institutions of economy, il Mulino , Bologna, 2011.
- T. Cozzi, S Zamagni, Institutions of political economy. A European text , Mulino , Bologna, 2002.
- Messori F., Principles of Economics, Clueb Editrice Bologna , 1994.
- J. Sloman, Garratt D., Elements of Economics, Oxford University Press, 2010.
Traditional teaching method Yes
Distance teaching method No
Mandatory attendance No
Written examination evaluation No
Oral examination evaluation Yes
Aptitude test evaluation No
Project evaluation No
Internship evaluation No
Evaluation in itinere Yes
Practice Test No

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Durante il semestre delle lezioni
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Mercoledì ore 16,00 - 17,00
Giovedì ore 9,00 - 10,00
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