ΕΠ37 - Economics of Digital Technology
School: Digital Technology
Department: Informatics and Telematics
Course Title: Economics of Digital Technology
Course id: ΕΠ37
Type: Core Course
Teaching and Examination Language: Greek
Is the course offered in Erasmus: Yes
Course web-page: http://eclass.hua.gr/courses/DIT194/
Lectures (Theory): 3,0
Lab lectures: 0,0
ECTS credits: 5,0
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basic economic concepts and to relate them to the market of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
Autonomous work, Adaptation to new knowledge and environments, Promotion of free, creative and inductive thinking.
Basic economic concepts: Model and consumer and producer behavior. Supply and Demand Curves, Market Forms: Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Oligopoly. Indifference curves, income constraint, elasticities, production functions, scale returns, profit maximization, cost curves, economic prosperity, externalities. Complementary and substitute products. Applications and examples from the field of information technology and telecommunications. Introduction to game theory.
Learning and Teaching Methods - Evaluation
Teaching methods: face-to-face
Use of ICT:
- Microceconomics, A modern approach , Varian Hal R.
- Economics (Microeconomics) , 4th Edition, Mankiw N. Gregory, Taylor P. Mark, Athanasios Maniatis, Anastasia Psiridou (ed)
- Microeconomics, Robin Bade, Michael Parkin