Fall 2019 - ECON 802 G100
Microeconomic Theory I (4)
Class Number: 1011
Delivery Method: In Person
An examination of the economic theory of market prices with reference to behavior of individual households, firms, and markets. Special emphasis will be placed on the implications of individual behavior for the allocation of resources.
This is a graduate-level introduction to microeconomic analysis. We will investigate production and consumption theory, along with partial and general equilibrium. The course has a theoretical focus and the main analytical tool is optimization theory.
- Midterm exam 1 25%
- Midterm exam 2 25%
- Final exam 50%
- **A large number of practice questions will be provided. I strongly urge students to invest substantial time in working on these questions to prepare for the midterms and the final. If a midterm exam is missed for well-documented medical reasons, the weight of that exam will be transferred to the final exam.
Hal Varian, Microeconomic Analysis, 3rd edition, W.W. Norton, 1992.
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