Courses Master Display 2020-2021

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Course title Microeconomics II
Course code EBC4204
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 1-2-2021 26-3-2021 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
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS. The course provides an exposition of key elements of modern microeconomic theory at an advanced level. Topics include information economics and mechanism design. 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.
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.
Teaching methods Lecture / Assignment
Assessment methods Final Paper / 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 Economic and Financial Research - No specialisation Year 1 Core Course(s)