Course description

Advanced Microeconomics


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.

Course structure:
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.

Course content

Module 1: Individual decision making and choice under uncertainty.

Module 2: General equilibrium, uncertainty and dynamic modelling.

Module 3: Contract theory and mechanism design.

Learning outcome knowledge

After taking this course, students are expected to be able to solve standard microeconomic optimization problems using rigorous solution techniques, and to understand the main concepts used in advanced microeconomics.

Exam organisation

  • Written exam: 100%