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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 Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,163.90
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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ECON 377 or (ECON 270 and ECON 371)
ECON 401
Teaching staff
Dr Trent Smith

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.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper 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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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


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