Principles of Economics: Microeconomics

ECON XL 1

The course will provide a solid introduction to microeconomic theory and logic.

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Online
Starting at $688.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn how markets determine prices, wages, and production levels
  • Explore techniques of optimization for profit-maximizing firms in a variety of market structures
  • Learn to analyze the possible outcomes of government regulation on markets
  • Discover the logic and methodology economists use to understand human behavior

About this course:

An introduction to the principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of economic policy, this course emphasizes allocation of resources and distribution of income through the price system. Instruction covers the behavior of firms and individuals and their interactions in the marketplace, gains from trade, and the determination of prices. Different market structures are examined, including perfect and imperfect competition and monopoly. Issues addressed include: Do markets allocate resources efficiently? Under what conditions is government intervention justified and what are the potential benefits? Basic concepts and analytical tools studied are applied to current events and policy issues whenever possible. Transferable for UC credit.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Ben Zamzow
370708
Fee:
$688.00
23 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2020
Course Requirements

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