Introduction to Microeconomics
University of Ottawa
Nature and scope of economics. Scarcity and choice. Market mechanism. Demand and supply curves. Shifts of demand and supply. Elasticity and determinants. Consumer behaviour. Nature of the firm and its basic decisions. Production functions. Total, average, and marginal cost curves. Price decision. Perfect competition. Monopoly. Price discrimination. Government regulation. Factor pricing. Case studies and applications. Comparative advantage.