Econ 201: Intermediate Microeconomics-1

Course Learning Outcomes: Intermediate Microeconomics-1

The Intermediate Microeconomics-1 trains the students of Economics about the basic elements of consumer theory and production theory and the functioning of a perfectly competitive market. This course aims to give students a solid grasp of microeconomic analysis at the intermediate level using mathematical techniques where appropriate.


Course Modules:

Consumer Theory:

Preferences; utility; budget constraint; optimal choice; demand; Slutsky equation; buying and selling; choice under risk and intertemporal choice; revealed preference.

Production, Costs, and Perfect Competition:

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-1 course. Students will be given modules as per their respective Universities’ outline after prior discussion. dseonline