The Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport
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Transport Technology and Logistics



  • Definition of economics and economical science
  • Basic economic concepts and issues
  • Market mechanism
  • Production theory
  • Doing business in perfectly competitive market and in imperfect market
  • Basic macroeconomic concepts, questions and indicators
  • Economic cycles
  • Money, inflation and interest rates
  • Foreign trade and foreign trade policy

Goals and competencies

Subject-specific competencies and objectives relate to knowledge of the basic micro and macro-economic problems and their most prevalent solutions. The students will learn how to apply selected theoretical economic approaches on practical cases of real economy in Slovenia in connection with global economic processes.

Basic literature

  1. Samuelson P. A.,  Nordhaus W. D. (2002): Ekonomija. Ljubljana : GV založba ; Zagreb : Mate
  2. Sloman J., Wride A. (2009): Economics (7th ed.), Prentice Hall (Financial Times)
  3. Setnikar-Cankar S., Hrovatin N. (2007): Temelji ekonomije, Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo