ECON121b_syllabus

ECON121b_syllabus - ECON121b. Intermediate Microeconomics....

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ECON121b. Intermediate Microeconomics. Spring 2011. Lectures: 1:00-2:15 MW LC 102 (Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High St, Rm. 102) Instructor: Eduardo Faingold eduardo.faingold@yale.edu http://www.econ.yale.edu/~ef253/ 30 Hillhouse Ave., Rm. 27 Office hours: 2:45-3:45 M Teaching assistants: brian.baisa@yale.edu anne.guan@yale.edu sander.heinsalu@yale.edu yijia.lu@yale.edu zhentao.shi@yale.edu noam.tanner@yale.edu Topic: Intermediate Microeconomics is the study of individual decision making and the implications of this decision making for market phenomena. The course develops the basic analytical tools used by economists to study economic decisions and market behavior. These are used to examine the behavior of consumers and firms, competitive markets, imperfectly competitive markets, and market failures. Applications include the economics of insurance, education, international trade, health care, pollution, taxation, and other topics. Prerequisites: Economics 121 requires introductory microeconomic and introductory macroeconomics, in the form of one of Economics 110, 115 or 117, and one of Economics 111 and 116. Some students with strong backgrounds in economics and mathematics may prefer to opt out of the introductory courses and begin with Economics 121. Doing so requires permission of the director of undergraduate studies. Your first step if you would like to pursue this option is to contact the DUS ( Prof. Tony Smith ). Economics 121 requires a course in introductory microeconomics and introductory macroeconomics, in the form of one of Economics 110, 115 or 117, and one of Economics 111 and 116. Some students with strong backgrounds in economics and mathematics may prefer to opt out of the introductory economics courses and begin with Economics 121. Doing so requires permission of the director of undergraduate studies. Your first step if you would like to pursue this option is to contact the DUS (
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ECON 121 taught by Professor Samuelson during the Spring '09 term at Yale.

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