Microeconomics (advanced) (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Francesco De Sinopoli
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
lezione 1 6 primo semestre Francesco De Sinopoli
lezione 2 3 primo semestre Maria Vittoria Levati

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
lezione 1 Tuesday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall C  
lezione 1 Friday 8:30 AM - 11:00 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