Course Detail

Microeconomics (33001)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Dizon-Ross, Rebecca
  • Content
    This course teaches the basic principles of modern microeconomics and illustrates their application to business decisions. The course will cover the following topics: supply and demand; consumer choice; firm behavior, including pricing and production, under different market structures; and the effects of uncertainty and incomplete information on firm and consumer behavior.
  • Prerequisites
    Students should have a solid understanding of algebra and basic calculus, including the ability to analyze and understand derivatives.
  • Materials
    Optional textbook: Microeconomics by Goolsbee, Levitt, and Syverson.
    Resources
    • Canvas Site Available

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

    Assessment & Testing
    • Midterm

    • Final exam (take home)

  • Syllabus
  • Autumn 2021Section: 33001-01T 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC02In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2021Section: 33001-02W 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC02In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2021Section: 33001-81T 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center206In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: August 6 2021