400syll - University of Washington Economics 400: Advanced...

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University of Washington Economics 400: Advanced Microeconomics Autumn 2010 Professor Greg Ellis Telephone: 543-6145 Office: Savery 325 Office hours are TuTh 7:15-8:15 and by appointment. Content and Objectives This course presents the conceptual foundations and analytical methods of microeconomics. It covers the basic theories of consumer and firm behavior, perfect competition, imperfect competition (monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition), decisions under uncertainty and asymmetric information, and issues in regulation. This course is intended to equip you with the tools and comprehension to write reports or conduct research using modern microeconomic theory. Correspondingly, mastery of the material covered in the course will help you critically evaluate the microeconomic content of the work of others. Requirements The mathematical prerequisite for this course is a strong background in calculus. Economics 400 is a fairly traditional course, consisting of lectures and discussions in
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ECON 400 taught by Professor Ellis,g during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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