ECON5509 Advanced Microeceonomic Theory
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- The aim of this unit is to give students an advanced and formal understanding of microeconomic theory. Topics include consumer choice, theory of the firm, market failures, welfare analysis and game theory.
- Students are able to (1) explain the core of the modern microeconomic theory; (2) explain the important role of assumptions for modelling economic situations; (3) develop logical arguments to produce documents that support economic policy decisions; and (4) demonstrate the ability explain economic concepts and ideas to a general audience.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) homework assignments; (2) research project presentation; and (3) examinations. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Luciana Fiorini
- Unit rules
- ECON2233 Microeconomics: Policy and Applications
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars: up to 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.