Applied Microeconomics

Course Code
BE 502
2.25 hours
  • Fall 21 (A)
  • Fall 22 (A)
No credit in BE 501

Applied Microeconomics --- This course provides students with the foundations of microeconomic analysis. The primary objective is to develop the abilities of students to apply fundamental microeconomic concepts to a wide range of managerial decisions, as well as public policy issues. Foundation topics include: costs and supply behavior of the firm; consumer behavior and market demand; market forces, price formation and resource allocation; international trade and trade restrictions; and, market power and price-setting behavior. Students will also be introduced to more advanced aspects of microeconomic analysis. Advanced topics include; decision-making with risk and imperfect information; and, complex pricing strategies.

Taught By
Ari Shwayder
  • LEO Lecturer of Business Economics and Public Policy
Ariel (Ari) Shwayder is an economist, strategist, and consultant who has worked with clients and students around the world to help them think...
Nirupama Rao
  • Sanford R. Robertson Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Nirupama Rao is an Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her...