Microeconomics

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Microeconomics

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: ECON 101 and MATHS 108 or 150 or 153, or 180 points in a BSc major in Mathematics or Statistics with a GPA of at least 5 and at least a B in MATHS 150 or 153

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Study of the allocation of scarce resources among competing end uses. Intermediate-level analysis of the economic behaviour of individual units, in particular consumers and firms. Although the focus is on perfectly competitive markets, attention is also given to other types of markets. Analysis also includes concepts of expected utility and uncertainty, and welfare economics.

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