Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Principles of microeconomics

MGT-454

Lecturer(s) :

Mack Jan Alexander Karl

Language:

English

Summary

The course allows students to get familiarized with the basic tools and concepts of modern microeconomic analysis. Based on graphical reasoning and analytical calculus, it constantly links to real economic issues.

Content

Keywords

Microeconomics, consumers, producers, state interventions, imperfect competition, game theory, public goods.

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

No prior knowledge of economics is required for this course but a sound knowledge of calculus is recommended.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises: Theory presented and studied during classes will be extensively illustrated and trained with exercises, generally referring to real economic problems.

Expected student activities

Exercises will be available online approximately one week before corrections. Estimated workload for exercises: one to two hours per week. To obtain full value this class is offering, it is imperative that you come to class prepared. Indeed, exercises will be discussed and corrected every week in detail during classes. Moreover, as part of the exam will be based on the exercises, their regular preparation and understanding are crucial.

Assessment methods

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No
Others Contact by e-mail.

Resources

Bibliography

Mankiw, N.G. (2017), Principles of Microeconomics, 8th edition, Mason, OH, South-Western College Publishing.

Mas-Colell, A., M.D. Whinston and J.R. Green (1995), Microeconomic Theory, New York, NY, Oxford University Press.

Perloff, J.M. (2017), Microeconomics, 8th edition, Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall.

Varian, H.R. (2014), Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach, 9th edition, New York, NY, W.W. Norton & Company.

Ressources en bibliothèque
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In the programs

  • Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Principles of microeconomics
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Principles of microeconomics
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Mathematics, 2017-2018, Bachelor semester 5
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Principles of microeconomics
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship minor, 2017-2018, Autumn semester
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Principles of microeconomics
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

MoTuWeThFr
8-9
9-10 BCH 2201
10-11
11-12
12-13 BCH 2201
13-14
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German