This is an advanced course in microeconomic theory. The unit covers the main topics of microeconomics including consumer and producer behaviour, partial and general equilibrium, behaviour under uncertainty, game theory and asymmetric information. You will learn the fundamental methods and theories of microeconomics, and be provided with the basic tools and concepts required to understand sophisticated economic arguments and evidence in a variety of settings including contemporary policy debates.
|Unit name||Microeconomic Theory and Policy|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Economics and Finance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
- LO1: Analyse economics issues and decisions in a variety of settings using appropriate theoretical framework together with quantitative methods.
- LO2: Analyse economic rules/institutions/mechanisms and identify why they work and when they fail.
- LO3: Communicate economics in oral and written formats.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,354.00||091901|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
BEA142 AND BEA200
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week. Please check the unit outline for details.
Test (20%), Presentation (20%), Workshop assignment (60%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus, Global edition (4e) by Jeffery M. Perloff. (Pearson, ISBN:9781292154459).
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