Instructor: dr Mikołaj Klimczak


The course addresses the issues in writing doctoral thesis in Economics. The main objective is to present basic topics and problems encountered while researching and studying Economics and other social sciences. It will discuss current economic problems and focus on providing suitable framework to study further various fields of Economics.

Course organization and administration

The course is organized in one, 10-hours- session. The session will combine the lecture with class discussion. It will be supplemented by an overview of economic experiments.

Required texts/readings

  1. Mark Blaug: The Methodology of Economics, or How economists Explain. Cambridge University Press, 1992
  2. R.G. Lipsey et al.: Economics. Harper & Row 1990

Supplementary readings will be used.

Course Requirements and Evaluation:

  1. Adequate preparation for, attendance and participation in the session.
  2. Final exam

Course schedule (10 hours)

Lecture 1

Duration: 2 hours,
Literature/readings: (1), (2)

Lecture 2

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: (1), (2)

Lecture 3

Duration: 3 hours
Literature/readings: (1), (2)

Lecture 4

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: (1), (2)

Total: 10 hours

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