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WeekDatesLecturesAssignmentLecture Exercises/Problem Set/Exam Due Date (23:30 UTC)Chapters (optional)
Week 1 Sept 19 – Oct 2
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
1
Week 2 Sept 19 – Oct 2
  • Applying Supply and Demand
  • Shapes of the Supply and Demand Curves
PS1 Oct 2 2, 3
Week 3 Oct 3 – Oct 9
  • Preferences and Utility Functions
  • Budget Constraints and Constrained Choice
PS2 Oct 9 4
Week 4 Oct 10 – Oct 16
  • Demand Curves and Income/Substitution Effects
  • Labor Supply
PS3 Oct 16 5
First midterm Oct 13 – Oct 16 Exam Oct 16
Week 5 Oct 17 – Oct 23
  • Production Theory
  • Costs
PS4 Oct 23 6, 7
Week 6 Oct 24 – Oct 30
  • Competition (1/3)
  • Competition (2/3)
  • Competition (3/3)
PS5 Oct 30 8
Week 7 Oct 31 – Nov 6
  • Welfare Economics
  • Monopoly (1/2)
  • Monopoly (2/2)
PS6 Nov 6 9, 11
Week 8 Nov 7 – Nov 13
  • Oligopoly (1/2)
  • Oligopoly (2/2)
PS7 Nov 13 13
Second midterm Nov 10 – Nov 13 Exam Nov 13
Week 9 Nov 14 – Nov 20
  • International Trade
  • Uncertainty
PS8 Nov 20 17
Week 10 Nov 21 – Nov 27
  • Capital Supply and Capital Markets (1/2)
  • Capital Supply and Capital Markets (2/2)
PS9 Nov 27 16
Week 11 Nov 28 – Dec 4
  • Equity and Efficiency
  • Government Redistribution Policy
PS10 Dec 4 10
Week 12 Dec 5 – Dec 11
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Health Economics
PS11 Dec 11
Final (cumulative) Dec 12 – Dec 14 Exam Dec 14