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Microeconomics Analysis 2 - ECON6901

Year - 2019

The main focus of this unit is strategic interaction among economic agents with particular attention to problems involving incomplete information. The topics covered are at the heart of modern microeconomics. The central tool of analysis is game theory and the unit generally covers non-cooperative games of complete and incomplete information and cooperative games. Many applications to economic problems are discussed. Although the particular applications presented may vary from year to year, typical examples are: auctions; bargaining; oligopoly; hidden information; signalling; hidden action; coalitions and the core; Shapley value; social choice; and mechanism design.

Classes
1x3hr seminar/week

Assessment
Mid-semester test (40%), tutorial assignments (10%) and 2hr Final exam (50%)

Additional information
Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Postgraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.

Pre-requisites

Distinction or higher in ECON6001

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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