Microeconomics for Scientists

2019-2020
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

Students:
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

Inhoud vak

Lectures 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
5. Monopoly
6. Price discrimination and asymmetric information
Each section has exercises to allow self-testing.
Background literature supplied within the online course.

Onderwijsvorm

Online self-study course (MOOC)

Toetsvorm

A 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

Literatuur

Will be provided within the online course

Doelgroep

Students of the minor SBI voor science studenten, minor Technology
Entrepreneurship and premaster SBI.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode E_EBE3_MES
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1+2
Vakniveau 300
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit School of Business and Economics
Vakcoördinator drs. P. van Hoorn
Examinator prof. dr. M. Lindeboom
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