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Course module: 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
Z.E. Öztürk
Other course modules lecturer
C. Wipusanawan
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
SM 1
Course mode
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 25/08/2020 up to and including 20/08/2021
This course builds on the first year micro course. It aims to extend 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
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. 
Course available for exchange students
Conditions of admission apply
Contact person
Z.E. Öztürk
Timetable information
Microeconomics: Theory and Analysis
Written test opportunities
Written test opportunities (HIST)
Written exam (65%) / Written exam (65%)EXAM_01SM 1117-12-2020
Written exam (65%) / Written exam (65%)EXAM_01SM 1219-01-2021
Required materials
Recommended materials
Assignment 1 (10%)

Assignment 2 (10%)

Assignment 3 (10%)

Written exam (65%)

Final grade

Participation (5%)

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