Course description

Topics in Microeconomics


The aim of the course is to give the students a thorough understanding af selected topics in microeconomics. Selection of topics will depend on the instructor of the course.

Course content

Decided by the instructor.

The main objective of this course is to give an introduction to some of the main topics in modern advanced microeconomic theory. Examples of topics are contract theory, auction theory and network economics. The course focuses on the role of private information, incentive theory and mechanism design.

Learning outcome knowledge

After taking this course students should be able to apply rigorous microeconomic techniques to analyse economic performance in different institutional settings

Exam organisation

  • Home exam: 100%