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Course module: 30K213-B-6
30K213-B-6
Microeconomics: Theory and Analysis
Course info
Course module30K213-B-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Economics; Economics;
Is part of
B Economics and Business Economics
Contact persondr. B. van Leeuwen
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
Dr E. Freddi
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Coordinator course
dr. B. van Leeuwen
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Lecturer
dr. B. van Leeuwen
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Academic year2018
Starting block
SM 1
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksThis information is not up to date. Check the Course Catalog 2019 or select the course via “Register”.
Registration openfrom 14/08/2018 09:00 up to and including 31/07/2019
Aims
This course builds on the first year micro course. It aims to extent your microeconomic toolkit and we will discuss empirical methods to study microeconomic decisions. After completion of the course, you should be able to:
-          Analyze how consumers make decisions under uncertainty
-          Analyze how consumers make intertemporal decisions
-          Analyze strategic interactions between economic agents
-          Interpret and evaluate empirical analysis of microeconomic models
 
Recommended Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of microeconomics and calculus
Content
The course focuses on consumer choice and strategic interaction between economic agents such as firms and consumers or buyers and sellers. We will study both theoretical and empirical methods to study economic decision-making.
 
In this course we will discuss:
 
Consumer choice – Decision making under uncertainty – Intertemporal choice – Game theory – Measurement (empirical methods) – Behavioral economics – Asymmetric information – Auctions 
 
Compulsory Reading
  1. Lecture slides + selected papers.
Recommended Reading
  1. Varian, Hal R., Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus (International Student Edition), W.W. Norton & Company, 2014. 
Assumed previous knowledge
FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS ONLY
Knowledge of microeconomics and mathematics
Timetable information
30K213-B-6|Microeconomics: Theory and Analysis
Written test opportunities
Omschrijving/DescriptionToets/TestBlok/BlockGelegenheid/OpportunityDatum/Date
Written test opportunities (HIST)
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Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01SM 1117-12-2018
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01SM 1212-06-2019
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