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ECON410 Advanced Microeconomic Theory

Advanced analysis of microeconomic models of consumer choice, production theory, market equilibrium, and social choice and welfare.

By the end of the paper you should have enhanced your ability to understand and critically assess contemporary advanced economic theory across a range of microeconomic topics.

Paper title Advanced Microeconomic Theory
Paper code ECON410
Subject Economics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,079.88
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,786.79

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Prerequisite
ECON 377 or (ECON 270 and ECON 371)
Restriction
ECON 401
Contact
economics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Trent Smith
Textbooks
G.A Jehle and P.J. Reny, Advanced Microeconomic Theory, 3rd ed. Pearson, 2010.

J.G. Riley, Essential Microeconomics, Cambridge, 2012 (or similar).
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, interdisciplinary thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of ECON 410, a student should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a broad and deep understanding of the core areas of advanced microeconomics;
  2. Apply appropriate techniques for solving theoretical problems in advanced microeconomics and answer questions relating to the behaviour of economic agents;
  3. Explain the relevant techniques and the answers they produce using written English.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Advanced analysis of microeconomic models of consumer choice, production theory, market equilibrium, and social choice and welfare.

By the end of the paper you should have enhanced your ability to understand and critically assess contemporary advanced economic theory across a range of microeconomic topics.

Paper title Advanced Microeconomic Theory
Paper code ECON410
Subject Economics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
ECON 377 or (ECON 270 and ECON 371)
Restriction
ECON 401
Contact
economics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Trent Smith
Textbooks
G.A Jehle and P.J. Reny, Advanced Microeconomic Theory, 3rd ed. Pearson, 2010.

J.G. Riley, Essential Microeconomics, Cambridge, 2012 (or similar).
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, interdisciplinary thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of ECON 410, a student should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a broad and deep understanding of the core areas of advanced microeconomics;
  2. Apply appropriate techniques for solving theoretical problems in advanced microeconomics and answer questions relating to the behaviour of economic agents;
  3. Explain the relevant techniques and the answers they produce using written English.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41