Syllabus : Principles of
Microeconomics
Spring 2015
Lecture : Professor Moshe Kim
Assistant: Assistant professor Offer Moshe Shapir
GAF
: Mr. Krisztian Kovacs
E-mails : mk4977@nyu.edu
OMS1@nyu.edu
krisztiankovacs@nyu.edu
Text Book: Mankiw, N. Gregory, "Pr
Assignment 3
Ana divides her income between coffee and pizza (both of which
are normal goods). An early frost in Brazil causes a large increase
in the price of coffee in Shanghai.
a. Show the effect of the frost on Anas budget constraint.
b. Show the effe
Assignment 1
Suppose that an economy produces only two
goods, X and Y. The economys resources are:
100 machines and 50 workers. Each machine
can produce 2 units of X or 4 units of Y per
period. Each worker can produce 6 units of X
or 6 units of Y per per
Assignment 2
Suppose that in an island there are only two
tribes producing only two goods: guns (X) and
butter (Y). Tribe Zolo has 100 workers each
can produce 1 unit of butter or 1 unit of gun.
The other tribe Golo has 400 workers each
can produce 2 uni
Exercise 8
There are six potential consumers of computer games, each willing to buy only one
game. Consumer 1 is willing to pay $40 for a computer game, consumer 2 is willing to
pay $35, consumer 3 is willing to pay $30, consumer 4 is willing to pay $25,
Assignment 5
Consider the markets for DVD-players, TV
screens and movie tickets.
For each pair, identify whether they are
complements or substitutes products:
complements
DVD-players and TV screens.
substitutes
DVD-players and movie tickets
substitute
Elasticity of Demand
We use elasticity to learn how a change in a
variable (price / income / price of related good)
effect the quantity demanded.
We know that when price increases, quantity
demanded decreases.
However, we would like to learn about the
Assignment 4
Draw the indifferent curves of two currencies x
(usd) and y (rmb)
Question 2
Draw the indifferent curves of tea and sugar
(assuming we have only two products in the
economy)
Perfect Complements (no substitution)
utility = U(X,Y) = min (X,
Assignment 7
Due: Friday, April, 24th at beginning of class
1. Explain why you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Illustrate each
with supply and demand curves.
A. The price of good A falls. This causes an increase in the price of go
Homework 1
Due: Friday, February, 13th at beginning of class
1. Suppose that an economy produces only two goods, X and Y. The economys resources
includes: 100 machines and 50 workers. Each machine can produce 2 units of X or 4
units of Y per period. Each
Assignment 6
Due: Friday, April, 17th at beginning of class
1. Consider the markets for DVD-players, TV screens and movie tickets.
a. For each pair, identify whether they are complements or substitutes products:
DVD-players and TV screens. complements
D
Assignment 3
Due: Friday, October, 11th at beginning of class
1. Ana divides her income between coffee and pizza (both of which are normal goods). An
early frost in Brazil causes a large increase in the price of coffee in Shanghai.
A. Show the effect of t
Homework 2
Due: Friday, February, 27th at beginning of class
1. Suppose that in an island there are only two tribes producing only two goods: guns (X)
and butter (Y). Tribe Zolo has 100 workers each can produce 1 unit of butter or 1 unit
of gun. The other
Assignment 4
Due: Friday, March, 13th at beginning of class
1. Draw the indifferent curves of two currencies x (usd) and y (rmb).
2. Draw the indifferent curves of tea and sugar (assuming we have only two products in
the economy)
3. Assume that your incom
Assignment 8
Due: Friday, May, 1st at beginning of class
1. There are six potential consumers of computer games, each willing to buy only one
game. Consumer 1 is willing to pay $40 for a computer game, consumer 2 is willing
to pay $35, consumer 3 is willi
Assignment 9
Due: Friday, May, 8th at beginning of class
1. A monopoly has the following MC curve: MC=10+Q and the aggregate demand curve is
P=120-0.5Q.
a. Calculate the monopolys total revenue curve (as a function of Q)
b. Calculate the monopolys margina
Assignment 5
Due: Friday, March, 20th at beginning of class
1. Here is the relationship between the number of workers and the output of a firm in a
given day :
Output
Labors
MP
TVC
TC
MC
ATC
AVC
0
0
1
8
2
12
3
17
4
23
5
30
6
38
7
48
8
60
A worker costs 10
NYU-Shanghai
Corporation Finance
Koresh Galil
Homework #4: MCI Communications Corp. Answers
Questions:
1. How has MCI financed its needs in the past? Why did MCI make the financing
choices it did?
After MCIs initial public offering at $5 per share in 1972
CorporateFinance
KoreshGalil
Homework#3
Question1
You are the CEO of JRToys company and are now (April 20) planning to increase your firm's
leverageinarecapitalizationbyissuing$100millionofdebttobeentirelyusedtobuysomeof
the100millionoutstandingsharesofeq
Corporate Finance
Koresh Galil
Spring 2016
Midterm Exam
Instructions:
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You have 1 hour and 15 minutes.
You can use a calculator and a single sheet of A4 paper with notes.
There is an annuity table attached to the exam.
The exam i
Problem Set 3
Corporate Finance
BUSF-SHU 303 (NYU Shanghai)
Prof. POUGET
Spring 2015
Directions: This problem set has two parts (worth 50 points each for a total of 100
points).
The first part of the problem set is an exercise on capital budgeting. Please
Problem Set 6 PART II
Corporate Finance
BUSF-SHU 303 (NYU Shanghai)
Prof. POUGET
Spring 2015
Directions: Problem Set 6 has two parts. This is Part II of Problem Set 6. It is an
individual assignment. You may work by group but you have to submit your own
a
Problem Set 4
Corporate Finance
BUSF-SHU 303 (NYU Shanghai)
Prof. POUGET
Spring 2015
Directions: This problem set includes three parts. The first part is an individual
assignment. The second part is a group assignment. The third part is an optional
assign
Zihuan Zhang
Prof. Pouget
Corporate Finance
PS 5
Problem Set 5
Corporate Finance
BUSF-SHU 303 (NYU Shanghai)
Prof. POUGET
Spring 2015
Directions: This problem set has three parts. Parts I and II are individual assignments.
Part III is a group assignment.
Jingsi Huang jh4037
Qinmei Chen qc333
Xu Han xh523
Yixuan Li yl2145
Zihuan Zhang zz777
Group Assignment
Prof. Pouget
1.Baidu does not pay any dividends.The reason they do not pay dividend is that Baidu invests in various areas.
They also make some acquisi