This course trains the students of Economics about the basic elements of consumer theory and production theory and the functioning of perfectly competitive market. This course aims to give students a solid grasp of microeconomic analysis at the intermediate-level using mathematical techniques where appropriate.
Preferences; utility; budget constraint; optimal choice; demand; Slutsky equation; buying and selling; choice under risk and intertemporal choice; revealed preference.
Technology; isoquants; production with one and more variable inputs; returns to scale; short run and long run costs; cost curves in the short run and long run; review of perfect competition, profit maximization theory.
NOTE: The above modules give a rough idea about the topics covered in our Intermediate Microeconomics-I course. Students will be given modules as per their respective Universities outline after prior discussion.