SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentMA Program of International Business, First Year PhD Program of International Business, First Year MA Program of International Business, Second Year PhD Program of International Business, Second Year
Course NameMicroeconomic Theory (I)
InstructorWEN WEI-JEN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
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週次Week 課程主題Course Theme 課程內容與指定閱讀Content and Reading Assignment 教學活動與作業Activity and Homework 學習投入時數Estimated time devoted to coursework per week
課堂講授Lecture Hours 課程前後Preparation Time

9/11




Preference,Utility and consumer Demand



JR 1.1-1.3



Homework 1


3.0



4.5



9/18




Indirect Utility, Expenditure Functions and Slustky Equation



JR 1.4-1.5



Homework 2


3.0



4.5



9/25




Topics in Consumer Theory, Revealed Prefence, Uncertainty



JR 2.1, 2.4



Homework 3


3.0



4.5



10/2




Returns to Scale, Cost and Profit Function



JR 3.1, 3.5



Homework 4


3.0



4.5



10/9




Perfect Competition, Imperfect Compotition



JR 4.1, 4.2



Homework 5


3.0



4.5



10/16




Imperfect Competition, Equilibrium in Exchange



JR 4.3, 5.1



Homework 6


3.0



4.5



10/23




General Equilibrium



JR 5.2-5.3



Homework 7


3.0



4.5



10/30




Static Games: Dominant Strategies, Nash Equilibrium



JR 7.1, 7.2



Homework 8


3.0



4.5



11/6


IN-CLASS MIDTERM EXAM  


 


 



11/13




Mixed Strategies, Bayesian Nash Equilibrium



JR 7.2



Homework 9


3.0



4.5



11/20




Dynamic Games: Subgame Perfect Equilibrium

JR 7.3

Homework 10


3.0


4.5

11/27




Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium, Sequential Equilibrium



JR 7.3



Homework 11


3.0



4.5



12/4




Signaling



JR 8



Homework 12


3.0



4.5



12/11


Auctions

JR 9.3-9.4



Homework 13


3.0



4.5



12/18




Adverse Selection



JR 8.1



Homework 14


3.0



4.5



12/25




Moral Hazard



JR 8.2



Homework 15


3.0



4.5



1/1




New Year's Day



 




 


 



 



1/8




Final Exam



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..


3.0



7.0



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

TBA


Requirement/Grading








Your grade will be based on a series of problem sets, a midterm exam and a final exam. More specifically, 20\% of the grade will be for the problem sets, 40\% the midterm and 40\% the final.




Textbook & Reference

Geoffrey A Jehle and Philip J. Reny, Advanced Microeocnomics Theory, Third Edition, Pearson, 2011. (hereafter, ``JR")



JR will be our main text and we will be following it very closely most of the time.



Some other textbooks which you might find useful are



1. Mas-Colell, Whiston, and Green, Microeconomic Theory, Oxford University Press, 1995.



2. Laffont and Martimort, The Theory of Incentives: The Principal-agent Model, Princeton University Press, 2002.


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