Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business (Verona)

Course partially running (all years except the first)


Course code
Name of lecturers
Giam Pietro Cipriani, Elena Manzoni
Giam Pietro Cipriani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
primo semestre (lauree) dal Sep 28, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This unit should enable students to understand how firms and consumers take their decisions and how markets are organized. Recent developments in economic theory, useful to prepare students for applied economic courses, will also be presented. The teaching methods adopted consist of lectures and exercise classes. By the end of this course, students will know how to apply the toolbox of microeconomics to analyze markets and consumers’ and firms’ behavior.


Consumer choice Production and costs Perfect competition Monopoly Imperfect competition and strategic behaviour General economic equilibrium Decision-making with risk Asymmetric information Textbooks either H.R. Varian, Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach or D.A. Besanko & R.R. Braeutigam, Microeconomics Exercises can be found in many textbooks. An Italian textbook is: G.P. Cipriani & T. Fioroni, Esercizi di Microeconomia, Giappichelli, 2020.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cipriani G.P., Fioroni T. Esercizi di Microeconomia (Edizione 4) Giappichelli 2020 9788892109308
Besanko D.A., Braeutigam R.R. Microeconomia (Edizione 4) McGraw-Hill Education 2020 9788838695551

Assessment methods and criteria

Closed book examination including a multiple choice test.

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