14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics, Fall 2000
Author(s)Autor, David H.
Intermediate Applied Microeconomics
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Presents basic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. Emphasizes applications, including the measurement of productivity, rationing, insurance markets, and intertemporal behavior. Credit not given for both 14.03 and 14.04. From the course home page: Course Description This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. In addition to standard competitive models, we study deviations due to externalities, asymmetric information, and imperfect rationality. We apply this material to policy debates including minimum wage regulations, food stamp provision, trade protection, educational credentials, health insurance markets, and Internet shopping.
consumer behavior, producer behavior, welfare analysis, measurement of productivity, rationing, insurance markets, intertemporal behavior, Microeconomics