ECON 317, Microeconomic Analysis
Fall 2018 | Doug Walker

COURSE CALENDAR
** Everything on this page is subject to change. Exam dates will be announced in class. Last updated: 10/15. **

Lecture Topic
B & Z 12e
Readings
Other
 
Introduction / Micro Review Chs. 1 *, 2 * Problem Set 1
Theory of Consumer Choice Ch. 3 Problem Set 2, 3
Individual and Market Demand Ch. 4 - Freakonomics: Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |6
- Problem Set 4
- R. Frank, The Economic Naturalist (select pages)
   - turn in brief comments (9/25)
   - turn in 2 possible paper topics (9/25)
- Baxter & Walker, "Are you 'Hot or Not'?" (9/25)
- Notes on Income & Substitution Effects
- Gas Tax-Rebate Program Graph
- Regressions:  Class size paper
Using Consumer Choice Theory Ch. 5 K. Lancaster, Modern Consumer Theory (lecture)
(req) D. Harvey, "The silent killer of relationships"
(not req) M. Zeelenberg, "Anticipated Regret"
(not req) S. Davidai & T. Gilovich, "...Enduring Regrets"
Exchange, Efficiency, and Prices Ch. 6
MIDTERM EXAM:  Tuesday, October 23
Production Ch. 7
Production Theory in Competitive Markets Chs. 8, 9, 10 *
Production Theory in Monopoly Markets Chs. 11, 12 *
Game Theory and the Economics of Information Ch. 14
Using Noncompetitive Market Models Ch. 15 *
General Equilibrium Analysis and Economic Efficiency Ch. 19
Public Goods, Lindahl Prices, and Externalities Ch. 20
COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAM:  Tuesday, December 11, 12:00-3:00