Intermediate Microeconomics, 7.5 ECTS

First level

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Modern microeconomics is a toolbox where the two main components are classical price theory and game theory. The aim of the course is to show how these tools can be used to explain how different markets work. Price theory helps explain different c…

Modern microeconomics is a toolbox where the two main components are classical price theory and game theory. The aim of the course is to show how these tools can be used to explain how different markets work. Price theory helps explain different consumer and producer behaviour, monopoly pricing and certain forms of market failure while game theory focuses on strategic interaction and helps analyse for example oligopolistic competition and contractual agreements.

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Economics

Stockholm University offers one of the best environments in Europe for research and higher education in Economics. Former students are employed as economists in a wide range of fields, such as national and international organisations, government, business and finance. The Department of Economics at Stockholm University has 30 faculty members. Courses are also taught by researchers at the Instutite for International Economic Studies, IIES, and the Swedish Institute for Social Research, SOFI.

The Department of Economics is a member of the Socrates/Erasmus Exchange Program, and takes part in Stockholm University’s NORDPLUS and central exchange agreements. For information see: Exchange studies.

The Department of Economics offers a two-year Master Programme in Economics as well as a Research Master Programme in Economics, both taught in English. Application is in January/February and courses start in late August or early September. For information see: Master programmes.

Doctoral studies in Economics at Stockholm University is organized by the Department of Economics in cooperation with IIES and SOFI. Stockholm University and the Stockholm School of Economics offer joint courses for PhD students in economics, economic statistics and finance within the Stockholm Doctoral Course Programme in Economics, Econometrics and Finance, SDPE. For information see: PhD programme.

Economics