Course Detail

Microeconomics (33001)

Course Description by Faculty

  • McClellan, Andrew
  • Content
    This course teaches the basic principles of modern microeconomics and illustrates their application to business decisions. This 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, incomplete information and moral hazard on firm and consumer behavior.
  • Prerequisites
    Students should have a solid understanding of algebra and calculus, including the ability to take derivatives.
  • Materials
    Optional Textbook: Microeconomics by Goolsbee, Levitt, and Syverson (2012).
  • Grades
    The grades will be based on problem sets, a midterm and a final exam.
  • Syllabus
  • Autumn 2022Section: 33001-03TH 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC10In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2022Section: 33001-04F 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC10In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2022Section: 33001-82TH 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center304In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 30 2022