Course Code : ABF 270

Course Title : Principles of Economics

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3 – 0

Course Description:Why does Gillette advertise when everyone knows that they make razors? How does the price of orange juice predict the weather better than the best weather forecasters? Why do peacocks and other beautiful birds sing ugly songs and thrushes and other homely birds sing beautifully? This course answers to these questions and many more by learning the most influential theory of motivation and decision making.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Principles of Economics, by Gregor Mankiw.

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory