15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Microeconomics is concerned with the behaviour of individuals, households and firms, and their interactions. This module aims to develop the skills you will require to analyse microeconomic problems and theories and to provide an introduction to advanced microeconomics. You will use mathematical and quantitative analysis to analyse topics such as consumer theory, risk and uncertainty, and intertemporal choice. In addition, this module will further develop your skills of critical evaluation and appraisal in the context of advanced microeconomic theory.

Restrictions on availability: Knowledge of advanced microeconomics at undergraduate level.

Staff Contact: GRAY DANIEL J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing

Notes: This unit is available as part of the Research Training Programme.

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