BRAC University, ESS; Fall 2011, THN
ECO 203: Producer Theory III Production in the Short Run
The labor product concepts depend on understanding the period (or length) of time under consideration. Economists often distinguish between short and long run in
Fall 2012; BRAC University, ESS
ECO 206; Quiz 3 Solutions
1
1. For a consumer with the demand function q = 100 5p 2 , calculate the following.
(a) Consumer surplus at price p0 = 9.
(b) Consumer surplus at price p = 4.
(c) Change in consumer surplus (CS) r
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206; Assignment 5 Solutions
1. Suppose a rms total cost function is given by:
1
C (Q) = Q 3 2Q 2 + 10Q
3
(a) Indicate the xed and variable cost functions from the above.
(b) Calculate the average and marginal cost funct
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206; Assignment 4 Solutions
1. For a consumer with the demand function q = 102p 0.5 , where, 0 q 10, calculate the following.
(a) Consumer surplus at price p0 = 1.
(b) Consumer surplus at price p = 4.
(c) Change in cons
1
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FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206: Quiz 1 Solutions
1. The following gure shows a thick indierence curve. Which of the preference assumptions
(or axioms) is violated by such an indierence curve, explain briey.
consumption of x2
Fall 2012; BRAC University, ESS
ECO 206: Quiz 2 Solutions
1. Consider an individual buying two goods, x and y . Assume that the two prices are px , py , and
income is m. The utility function is given by u(x, y ) = lnx + lny , where, and are positive
const
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206: Assignment 3 Solutions
1. The following table shows two indierence schedules for an individual:
Combination
A
B
C
F
G
U1
Quantity of x Quantity of y
3
12
4
7
6
4
9
2
14
1
U2
Quantity of x Quantity of y
6
12
7
9
9
6
ESS, BRAC University; Fall 2012
ECO206: Intermediate Microeconomics I
Mathematical Preliminaries
The following provides a brief review of some of the important mathematical concepts that will be
used throughout this course. For a more detailed review, one
ESS, BRAC University; Fall 2012, THN
ECO 206: Intermediate Microeconomics I
Consumer Theory
1
Preference:
People dont just choose to buy goods arbitrarily (or blindly), they are usually guided by some form
of underlying preferences. Consumers do appear to
ESS, BRAC University; Fall 2012, THN
ECO 206: Intermediate Microeconomics I
Producer Theory
What is a Firm?
A rm is an organization (or entity) that converts a collection of inputs (such as labor, land,
manufacturing equipment or machinery) in to output (
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206 Assignment 3; Total: 50 pts
Due by 5:00PM on October 23 (Tuesday)
1. The following table shows two indierence schedules for an individual:
Combination
A
B
C
F
G
U1
Quantity of x Quantity of y
3
12
4
7
6
4
9
2
14
1
U
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206 Assignment 2; Total: 45 pts
Due by 5:00PM on October 10 (Wednesday)
1. Assume that there are two goods in the world: apples and raspberries. Say that Georey has a
utility function for these goods of the following ty
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206 Assignment 4; Total: 40 pts
Due by 5:00PM on November 22 (Thursday)
1. For a consumer with the demand function q = 102p 0.5 , where, 0 q 10, calculate the following.
(a) Consumer surplus at price p0 = 1.
(3)
(b) Con
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206 Assignment 5; Total: 45 pts
Due by 5:00PM on December 10 (Monday)
1. Suppose a rms total cost function is given by:
1
C (Q) = Q 3 2Q 2 + 10Q
3
(a) Indicate the xed and variable cost functions from the above.
(1+1)
(
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206 Assignment 1; Total: 50 pts
Due by 5:00PM on Thursday (September 27, 2012)
1. Calculate
(a) y =
(b) y =
dy
dx
for the following functions:
u3 +1
2 , where
2 2x
x
.
x3 3x2
(c) y = 4e
(x+2)(x2 3)
u = 5 x2 .
(3)
(3)
.
Fall 2012; BRAC University, ESS
ECO 206 Midterm Exam Solutions
1. Consider the following indirect utility function:
m
v (px , py ) =
2
1
px
1
4
3
4
1
py
where, m is income and px and py are the two prices.
(a) Find the Marshallian demand functions for x a
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206: Assignment 2 Solutions
1. Assume that there are two goods in the world: apples and raspberries. Say that Georey has a
utility function for these goods of the following type, where, r denotes the quantity of raspber
FALL 2012; BRAC UNIVERSITY, ESS
ECO 206: Assignment 1 Solutions
1. Calculate
(a) y =
(b) y =
dy
dx
for the following functions:
u3 +1
2 , where
2 2x
x
.
x3 3x2
(c) y = 4e
(x+2)(x2 3)
u = 5 x2 .
(3)
(3)
.
(3)
Answer:
2
dy
(a) First, calculate the two deriv
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