Microeconomics (2010/2011)

Course code
4S00239
Credits
9
Coordinator
Giam Pietro Cipriani
Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
lezione 7 First semester Giam Pietro Cipriani
esercitazione 2 First semester Andrea Roventini

Lesson timetable

First semester
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
lezione Monday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall A  
lezione Tuesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall A  
lezione Wednesday 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall A  
lezione Thursday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall A  

Learning outcomes

This course should enable students to understand how firms and consumers take their decisions and how markets are organized. Recent developments in economic theory, useful to prepare students for applied economic courses, will also be presented.

Syllabus

Consumer choice
Production and costs
Perfect competition
Monopoly
Imperfect competition and strategic behaviour
General economic equilibrium
Decision-making with risk
Asymmetric information

Assessment methods and criteria

Closed book examination which also includes a multiple choice test.