Fall 2019 - ECON 201 D100
Microeconomic Theory I: Competitive Behavior (4)
Class Number: 2947
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 13, 2019
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
Instructor:Fernando Aragon Sanchez
1 778 782-9107
Prerequisites:ECON 103 and 105; MATH 157.
Aspects of microeconomic theory involving competitive markets. Topics include the behavior of households and firms, partial equilibrium analysis of product and factor markets, and general equilibrium. Students with credit for ECON 301 may not complete this course for further credit. Quantitative.
This course studies microeconomic theory at the intermediate level. The aim is to provide you with the basic terminology, analytical tools, and intuition to discuss and address economic issues. These are essential tools for your career as an economist and to pursue further economic studies. We will discuss consumer theory and producer theory in perfectly competitive markets, and provide an introduction to general equilibrium analysis.
- Written essay 10%
- Midterm 30%
- Final exam 60%
Perloff, J. Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus (5th ed.). Pearson, 2008.
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