Microeconomics (2010/2011)



Course code
4S00239
Credits
9
Coordinator
Emanuele Giovannetti
Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
lezione 7 First semester Emanuele Giovannetti
esercitazione 2 First semester Laura Magazzini

Learning outcomes

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The course aims to give students the tools to understand how businesses and consumers make their decisions and how these decisions interact in markets. The course also focuses on more recent developments necessary to prepare students to the questions and methods used in economics.
In particular, the course will focus on the applications of Game Theory to the study of oligopolistic markets.

Syllabus

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Consumer theory
Theory of production and costs
Perfect competition
Monopoly
Imperfect competition
Modern oligoply theories and strategic behavior
Elements of Game Theory
General economic equilibrium
Risk and information

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a multiple choice test with written integration.