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Intermediate Microeconomics

Course Number:

73230


Faculty

Karam Kang, kangk@andrew.cmu.edu


Serra Boranbay-Akan, serra@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

Undergraduate Economics


Concentrations

B.A. in Economics, B.S. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and Statistics, B.S. in Economics and Mathematical Sciences, Additional Major in Economics, Additional Major in Economics and Statistics, Minor in Economics, Minor in Innovation, Economics, and Entrepreneurship, Required


Course Description

This course is a calculus-based study of microeconomics.  Topics in partial equilibrium analysis include supply and demand, consumer theory, theory of the firm, profit maximizing behavior, monopoly theory, and perfect competition.  The course concludes with an introduction to general equilibrium analysis and the welfare laws.  Minimum grade standard of "C" applies only to economics courses.

Format

Lecture: 160 min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Textbook

R. Serrano and A. Feldman "A Short Course in Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus", Cambridge University Press, 2013.


Pre-requisites

(73100) AND (21120 OR 21256)