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Jason Abrevaya, Chair 2225 Speedway, Stop C3100, Austin, TX 78712 • Admin: 512-471-3211 & Advising: 512-471-2973

Fall 2004

ECO 420K • Microeconomic Theory

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31390 MW
F
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
UTC 3.132
BRB 1.118
Boyarchenko

Course Description

The primary objective of the course is to study contemporary theories of the principal determinants of prices and the role of prices in economic organization. The course will emphasize the fundamental concepts of microeconomics and provide concrete examples of their application. The course will cover the demand and supply theories for competitive markets, some instances of market power, basics of the game theory, choice under uncertainty, and equilibrium in an exchange and production economy.

Texts

Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach by Hal R. Varian, W.W. Norton & Company, 2003, 6th edition. Workouts in Intermediate Microeconomics by T.C. Bergstrom and H.R. Varian, W.W. Norton & Company, 2003, 6th edition.

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