Microeconomics: decision theory - F000628

Specific course requirements

To participate in the course, the following is required: 
  • A good knowledge of the English language
  • A good knowledge of introductory microeconomics. Students should have successfully passed an introductory course in Economics and, in addition, a first intermediate course in microeconomics. The level obtained should be similar to Varian, H.R. (2014), Intermediate microeconomics.
  • A good understanding of formal mathematical statements and techniques (partial derivatives, optimization).


The course covers the following topics:

  1. Producer behavior
  2. Consumer behavior
  3. General equilibrium
  4. Behavior under uncertainty
  5. Game theory
  6. Asymmetric information, moral hazard and adverse selection


The teaching method uses formal lectures and sessions with exercises.

During the exam period there will be a written exam. 

General course specifications

Consult the general specifications of this course in the exchange programme in economics and business admin.