Course Detail

Microeconomics (33001)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Gibbs, Michael
  • Content
    This class will be offered in-person.

    This course has three objectives. First, it studies how markets function. Second, it provides a rigorous understanding of basic microeconomic theory that is important in many core and advanced Booth courses. Third, it helps students develop analytical skills. Topics include consumer demand, firm supply and industry behavior, government regulation of markets, introductory game theory, pricing strategies, and network effects, time permitting.
  • Prerequisites
    Students should have an understanding of basic calculus (derivatives).
  • Materials
    Textbook and selected readings.
  • Grades
    Based on problem sets, midterm and final exam.
    • Allow Provisional Grades (For joint degree and non-Booth students only)

    • Early Final Grades (For joint degree and non-Booth students only)

  • Syllabus
  • Autumn 2022Section: 33001-05W 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC10In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2022Section: 33001-06W 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC10In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: July 27 2022