• TECN1000
  • Transport Economics 1

  • Credits (ECTS): 5
  • Spatial Planning and Transport
  • Available on Programme(s): DT028

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Module Description

This module will introduce the student to the theoretical and practical approaches to the study of economics. The module is designed to introduce the student to economics with particular emphasis on economics in transportation issues.

Module Aims

The module is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of economic study and to prepare the student for the study of transport economics.

Indicative Syllabus

Balance of payments/imports/exports
Demand, Supply
Economic models
Elasticity of demand and supply
Financial institutions
Introduction to economics
Market structures
Measuring national income
Money/interest rates
Monopoly, perfect competition, imperfect competition
Price determination

ISCED:840: Transport services

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