EconS 501 – Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2021

Meeting Time: Mondays and Wednesdays at 9.10am PT (Hulbert 27).

Syllabus

Preference Relation and Consumer Choice (Weeks 1 and 2)

Demand Theory (Weeks 2 – 5)

Demand Theory II (Weeks 2-5)

Production (Week 6-8)

Choice under Uncertainty (Weeks 9 and 10)

Competitive Markets (Week 11)

Externalities and Public Goods (Weeks 12 – 14)

Monopoly (Weeks 16 – 17)

Assignments and Exams Dates, Fall 2021:

Homework 1 (Wednesday, September 1st)Solution
Homework 2 (Monday, September 13th)Solution
Homework 3 (Monday, September 20th)Solution
Homework 4 (Monday, October 4th)Solution
Homework 5 (Monday, October 25th)Solution
Homework 6 (Monday, November 1st)Solution
Homework 7Solution
Homework 8Solution
Homework 9Solution
Midterm #1 (Monday, October 11th – 8.30am)Solution
Midterm #2 (Monday, November 15th)Solution
Final Exam (Monday, December 6th at 8am) Solution

Recitation Dates (Fridays at 12pm), Fall 2021:

Recitation 1 (08/27/2021)Solution
Recitation 2 (09/03/2021)Solution
Recitation 3 (09/10/2021)Solution
Recitation 4 (09/17/2021)Solution
Recitation 5 (09/24/2021)Solution
Recitation 6 (10/01/2021)Solution
Recitation 7 (10/08/2021)
Recitation 8 (10/22/2021) Solution
Recitation 9 (10/29/2021) Solution
Recitation 10 (11/05/2021) Solution
Recitation 11 (11/12/2021) Solution