Microeconomic Theory III OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Graduate Level Economics Course on the Theory of General Engineering

Published Feb 02, 2009

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'Microeconomic Theory III' is a free graduate-level OpenCourseWare offered by MIT. The major objective of this course is to extend the student's understanding of microeconomics into areas such as competitive equilibrium and incomplete markets. Economics students and business professionals should consider taking this course.

Microeconomic Theory III: Course Specifics

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Microeconomic Theory III: Course Description

This course deals with a number of complex economic subjects, such as Arrow's impossibility theorem, externalities and public goods and the optimality of equilibrium. Other lecture topics include core and convergence theorems, models of the stock market and theories of taxation. Sutudents will also study pricing strategies and how to maximize returns in an exchange economy. 'Microeconomic Theory III' is taught by Professor Peter Diamond of MIT who recommends several books to augment his extensive lecture notes. Among these are A Course in Microeconomic Theory by D.A. Krebs and Microeconomic Analysis by H. Varian.

Extensive lecture notes, homework assignments and final exam are available online for download. If you're interested in taking this free course, visit the microeconomic theory of general engineering course page.

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