Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites. Students proceeding to an honours degree in economics are required to take this subject in the third year of their course and the subject has been designed accordingly. There are, however, no restrictions on entry to the subject which all third year economics students are welcome to take.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
The objectives of the subject are to introduce new techniques of microeconomic analysis; and to study applications of microeconomic theory to a range of situations involving behaviour of consumers and firms, and market interaction. Topics include game theory and oligopoly, economics of information, behaviour under uncertainty and general equilibrium analysis.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (80%) and class assignments totalling approximately 2000 words (20%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Microeconomics with Calculus by Jeffrey M. Perloff, 2 nd ed (2011), Pearson Education.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students proceeding to an honours degree in economics are required to take this subject in the third year of their course and the subject has been designed accordingly. There are, however, no restrictions on entry to the subject which all third year economics students are welcome to take.
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