The aim of the course is to give the students an understanding of graduate microeconomic theory at a level expected among Ph.D students in economics, finance and related disciplines.
The course will be taught in three intensive modules. Each module consists of 2*5 hours (2 days and 5 hours per day).
Students are required to participate in class both in discussions and by presenting models/material from the reading lists.
Module 1: Individual decision making and choice under uncertainty.
Module 2: General equilibrium, uncertainty and dynamic modelling.
Module 3: Contract theory and mechanism design.
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