Applied Microeconomics

Course Code
WMBA 502
Hours
2.25 hours
Type
Core
Offered
  • Spring 22

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...