Microeconomics (advanced) (2013/2014)

Course code
Name of lecturers
Francesco De Sinopoli, Vittoria Levati
Francesco De Sinopoli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
primo semestre dal Sep 23, 2013 al Jan 10, 2014.

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall C  
Friday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall E  

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to give students a solid foundation in the main topics in microeconomic theory. We will cover Consumer Theory, Producer Theory, Game Theory and Equilibrium. This course relies on graphical analysis, elementary algebra as well as basic calculus. The course will be based on the textbook "Microeconomic Theory", by Mas-Colell A., M. Whinston, J. Green (1995).


Individual decision making:
-Preferences, choices, demand theory, production, choice under uncertainty.
Game theory:
-Normal form games, extensive form games and the corresponding solution concepts.
Market equilibrium and market failure.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam