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SS 205 abc
Foundations of Economics
9 units (3-0-6)  | first, second, third terms
Prerequisites: Ec 121 ab or instructor's permission.
This is a graduate course in the fundamentals of economics. Topics include comparative statics and maximization techniques, the neoclassical theory of consumption and production, general equilibrium theory and welfare economics, public goods and externalities, the economic consequences of asymmetric information and incomplete markets, and recursive methods with applications to labor economics and financial economics. Open to Social Science graduate students only.
Instructors: Doval, Echenique, Palfrey