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Fall 2010-2011
* ECO 300 (SA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Microeconomic Theory

Sylvain Chassang

This class is about markets. When do they work? When do they fail? and what can be done about it? Over the course of study we will cover (1) choices made by consumers and firms, (2) competitive equilibrium and (3) market failures. The class will also touch on game theory and information economics.

Sample reading list:
Robert Pindyck and Daniel Rubinfeld, Microeconomics. 6th edition 2004, Pearson-Prentice-Hall
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
40 pages of reading per week. Approximately 8 hard problem sets.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Problem set(s) - 30%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ECO 100 and MAT 103.

Equivalent Courses:
ECO 300, WWS 300, ECO 310 are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22687 L01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm T Th   Frist Campus Center   302   Enrolled:110 Limit:150
C01 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm T   Fisher Hall   B02   Enrolled:31 Limit:35
C02 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm T   Fisher Hall   B02   Enrolled:31 Limit:35
C03 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am W   Friend Center   108   Enrolled:22 Limit:35
C04 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am W   Friend Center   108   Enrolled:17 Limit:30