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Mandatory course within the Masterprogramme.

A basic aim of the course is to provide the students with a solid foundation in microeconomic theory using mathematical techniques. The course aims at providing a deeper knowledge within the classical theory of consumers and firms. Demand and supply of goods and factors of production are derived. The course also aims at providing a deeper knowledge of issues related to general equilibrium, social welfare, and the median voter.

  • Course structure

    This is a 7.5 credit course.

    Course material will be available through the learning platform Athena during the course.

    Teaching format

    Instruction will be in the form of lectures. The course will be taught in English.


    Examination is conducted through a written exam.


    Examiner and Course director: Ann-Sofie Kolm.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Microeconomics by H. Gravelle och R. Rees.

  • Contact

    Course administrator master's level
    Academic advisor master's level
    Director of studies first and second level