1. Learn how to solve economic problems using calculus. Develop micro-
economic thinking and learn how to apply this to problems in innovation
and business modelling
2. Learn the principles of consumer and producer theory, decision making
under uncertainty, competitive markets and monopoly.
3. Learn how to apply the course contents in an actual project setting
Course ContentLectures will cover applications that are relevant for science students
that seek to apply business and innovation perspectives. Topics in
microeconomics for scientists (M4S) include:
1. Supply and demand
2. Government interventions
3. Producer theory
4. Consumer theory
6. Price discrimination and asymmetric information
Each section has exercises to allow self-testing.
Background literature supplied within the online course.
Teaching MethodsOnline self-study course (MOOC)
Method of AssessmentA final written exam
For Minor TE students: An application paper (5 pages) in which you
design an economic rationale to support the business modelling component
in your BM Canvas (TEIP). Minimum grade to pass course on each item >5.5
LiteratureWill be provided within the online course
Target AudienceStudents of the minor SBI voor science studenten, minor Technology
Entrepreneurship and premaster SBI.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||School of Business and Economics|
|Course Coordinator||drs. P. van Hoorn|
|Examiner||prof. dr. M. Lindeboom|
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