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EC335 - Managerial Economics

  • Module code: EC335
  • Module name: Managerial Economics
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The main aim of the module is for business students of Economics to develop an understanding of practical issues such as why governments intervene in markets, why firms outsource activities and why prices are sticky in recession.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students should be able to: Understand key concepts in Managerial Economics, such as market structures, game theory, imperfect information, principal-agent problems; Demonstrate knowledge of economic trends, institutions and policies, especially in the context of business and industry-related problems and issues; Abstract and simplify basic economic problems through the application of simple theoretical models; Communicate knowledge and understanding of economics in written, spoken, graphical and in appropriate mathematical forms; Present the output of their own work to an audience; Conduct individual research into an Economic topic, using world wide web and library resources; Analyse and formulate models for understanding and solving problems; Analyse competing models and hypotheses in a critical way; Select and apply appropriate economic models and techniques to particular problems especially relating to business and industry; Produce concise and analytical reports relating to economic problems and issues.

Timetabled teaching activities

2 lectures a week during the Spring term plus 5 additional lectures.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/ec335

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: EC335-12)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
15 CATS (Module code: EC335-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 90%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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