Courses Master Display 2019-2020

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Course title Microeconomics I
Course code EBC4061
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2 29-10-2019 21-12-2019 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Arkadi Predtetchinski
For more information: a.predtetchinski@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students learn to apply mathematical tools to model economic problems, to develop the theoretical framework of microeconomics and to prove its results
Description
The course provides an exposition of key elements of modern microeconomic theory at an advanced level. Topics include consumer theory and general equilibrium theory. Note that this is a research master course. We treat the material rigorously, and a substantial amount of time will be spent on mathematical proofs.

Examination method: Assessment method depends on number of participants.
Literature
Main text: Jehle GA and PJ Reny (2011), Advanced Microeconomic Theory.
Recommended text: Mas-Colell A, MD Whinston and JR Green (1995), Microeconomic Theory.
Prerequisites
Mathematical Research Tools (EBC4182) or knowledge equivalent to the mathematical appendix of Jehle and Reny (2011).
Teaching methods Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Written Exam / Oral Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research - No specialisation Year 2 Free Elective(s)
Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 1 Elective Course(s)
Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 2 Elective Course(s)
Master Economic and Financial Research - No specialisation Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)