Principles of economics: Microeconomics

Pace University, Fall 2017 -- ECO106 - 71496 & 71762

 An example of price discrimination.

 

 

 

Syllabus

MyEconLab Instructions (M,W; T,R)

YouTube Channel (I will post videos from time to time)

 

Prologue (week 1):

Theoretical and Empirical Economics

Math Camp

  •  Lecture Note 1

Markets and Efficiency (weeks 2 - 5): 

a. Thinking on the Margin

  • Lecture Note 2
  • Chapter 3 of A,L.&L.
  • Watch Moneyball

b. Supply and Demand

c. Utility and Demand

d. Profits and Supply

  • Lecture Note 5
  • Chapter 6 of A,L.&L.

e. Perfect Competition and The Invisible Hand


Markets and Competition (weeks 6 - 10):
 

f. Trade

  • Lecture Note 7
  • Chapter 8 of A,L.&L.

g. Labor Market and Income Inequality

h. Monopoly and Price Discrimination

i. Game Theory

j. Imperfect Competition


Market Failures and Special Topics (weeks 11- 14):


k. Externalities

l. Public Goods and Taxation

  • Lecture Note 13
  • Chapters 9 and 10 of A,L.&L.

m. Risk and Information

  • Lecture Note 14
  • Chapters 15 and 16 A,L.&L.

n. Auctions, Bargaining, and Social Economics

  • Lecture Note 15
  • Chapters 17 and 18 of A,L.&L.