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Melissa A Knox
ECON 400
Seattle Campus

Advanced Microeconomics

Explores the rigorous development of mathematical models used by economists to explain the behavior of consumers, firms, and markets. Topics include comparative statics for consumption theory, duality in production, and decision-making under uncertainty. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300; MATH 126; recommended: minimum grade of 3.0 in ECON 300.

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This course presents the conceptual foundations and analytical methods of microeconomics. It covers the basic theories of consumer and firm behavior, perfect competition, imperfect competition (monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition), decisions under uncertainty and asymmetric information.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Melissa A Knox
Date: 06/18/2013