ECON40001 Advanced Microeconomics
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of lectures, seminars and tutorials per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Admission into BH-COM or BH-ARTS (Economics), Graduate Diploma in Economics, Master of Economics
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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CoordinatorDr Georgy Artemov
|Subject Overview:|| |
An introduction to advanced microeconomics and to the economics of information and strategic behaviour. Topics to be covered include decision making under uncertainty, the interaction of primal and dual methods of modelling producer and consumer behaviour, the existence and welfare properties of general equilibrium, the theory of market failure and public goods, models of strategic behaviour in oligopoly, an introduction to game theory.
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A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (60%) one 2-hour mid-semester test (20%) and class assignments totalling not more than 2000 words (20%)
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics
Graduate Diploma in Economics
Master of Economics