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ECOS2001 - Intermediate Microeconomics
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Andrew Wait
The aim of Intermediate Microeconomics is the development of theoretical and applied skills in economics. It covers applications and extensions of the theory of consumer choice, firm behaviour and market structure. Emphasis is given to the economics of information and choice under uncertainty; industry structures other than monopoly and perfect competition; markets for factors of production; general equilibrium and economic efficiency; market failure and the role of government. This unit provides a basis for the more specialised options that comprise third year economics.
Tutorials (10%), 2x in-class tests (40%), Final Exam (50%)
1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
ECON2001, ECOS2901, ECON2901
Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the Chair of the Discipline of Economics.
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