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GRAD > ECON > 601

Applied Microeconomics

This course introduces students to the theory of consumer behavior and the firm, market and multi-market equilibrium and stability, and varieties of imperfect competition at the graduate level. Coverage includes theories of consumer and producer behavior in the context of a variety of real world problems. Applied examples will be drawn from fields including: information economics, environmental economics, economics of regulation, industrial organization, law and economics, natural resource economics, public finance, labor economics, and regional and urban economics. For each sub-discipline covered, the most important economic model will be discussed and a review of the major research studies, techniques, and empirical evidence will be undertaken.

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