1250Fall 2020
3 Credits

Principles of Microeconomics

Learn the fundamental concepts that drive economic policy, such as supply and demand, individual and collective behavior, competition and monopoly, and markets of goods and services.
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Principles of Microeconomics

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3 Credits
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Course Description

This is an introductory course in Microeconomics. The focus is on how the individuals deal with the issue of scarce resources and decision making by consumers and firms. Topics include opportunity cost, supply, demand, markets, price controls and market failures. The students will be able to analyze a whole array of issues ranging from the economics of “Global warming and Pollution,” International Trade, Tariffs and Subsidies affecting the various countries of the world to the policies of strategic business decision- making.

Courses Outcomes

On successful completion of this course (i.e. by passing this course), a student will be able to

  1. Evaluate whether market efficiency exists using the model of supply and demand
  2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge about how markets work and what happens in the presence of market imperfections
  3. Apply the tools of ‘Economic Analysis’ to understand human interaction and social issues ranging from business strategic decision making to economics of global warming
  4. Develop a critical way of thinking to make optimal decisions in everyday life using marginal benefit, marginal cost concepts