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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Economics : Economics

Postgraduate Course: Advanced Topics in Microeconomics (ECNM11006)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Economics CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is a course in advanced microeconomic theory, concentrating on game theory applied to economic situations and institutions.
Course description Topics covered include:
Advanced Theory of Auctions, Contests and Tournaments
Repeated Games
Behavioural and Evolutionary Game Theory
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11023) AND Microeconomics 2 (ECNM11025)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Students should be registered for MSc Economics OR MSc Economics (Finance). All other students must email sgpe@ed.ac.uk in advance to request permission.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesStudents should be registered for MSc Economics OR MSc Economics (Finance). All other students must email sgpe@ed.ac.uk in advance to request permission.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  0
Course Start Block 4 (Sem 2)
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 18, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) One two-hour final examination
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to widen and deepen knowledge in microeconomic theory especially improving the vocabulary and tool kit for analysing economic situations involving conflict and interdependency.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.sgpe.ac.uk/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Ed Hopkins
Tel: (0131 6)50 3061
Email: Ed.Hopkins@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Carole-Anne Marshall
Tel: (0131 6)51 1795
Email: Carole-Anne.Marshall@ed.ac.uk
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