Course Detail

Microeconomics (33001)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Frankel, Alexander
  • Content
    This course introduces the principles of modern microeconomics and illustrates their application to business decisions. The course covers the following topics: supply and demand; the determinants of consumer choice; the pricing and output decisions of firms under different market structures; and the effects of incomplete information, uncertainty, and moral hazard on economic behavior.
    • Lectures

  • Prerequisites
    Understanding of algebra and basic calculus, including derivatives.
  • Materials
    Optional text: Goolsbee, Levitt, & Syverson, Microeconomics.
    • Canvas Site Available

  • Grades
    Based on problem sets, a midterm exam, and a final exam.
    • Graded homework assignments

    Assessment & Testing
    • Midterm

    • Final exam (in class)

  • Syllabus
  • Autumn 2021Section: 33001-03F 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC02In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2021Section: 33001-04TH 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC02In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2021Section: 33001-82TH 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center206In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: August 6 2021