Units of Study

ECOS2901 - Intermediate Microeconomics Honours

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Stephen Cheung
Phone: +61 2 9351 2135
Email: stephen.cheung@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit is comprised of lectures based upon the curriculum for ECOS2001 Intermediate Microeconomics, supported by a seminar for one hour a week. The content of lectures reflect a more analytical and critical treatment of the topics than ECOS2001. The topics, which build on the theory of consumer and firm behaviour and market structure, include game theory, oligopoly, general equilibrium and welfare, externalities and public goods and the economics of information.

Assessments

2x mid-semester tests (50%) and 2.5hr final exam (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(ECON1001 or BUSS1040) and ECON1002 with a Credit average or better in the two units of study combined

Corequisites

ECOS2903 or MATH2070 and (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015)

Prohibitions

ECON2001
ECOS2001
ECON2901

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