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Advanced Microeconomics

Lecturer: several lecturers
Date: winter term 2020/2021
Venue: Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association, Kleine Maerkerstrasse 8, 06108 Halle (Saale), Germany, conference room (ground floor) and ZOOM.
Registration: until October 30, 2020 via email: annett.hartung@iwh-halle.de.

Due to COVID-19, the lecture-format will be online.

Announcement: pdf

Problem Sets
There will be 8 assignments throughout the term. At the end of each Day, the lecturer will post assignments which are due on the last day before the next lecture (11.59 pm). We encourage all doctoral students to engage in group work.

I. Theory of Demand and Production (Day 1)
a) Demand Theory
b) Production
Date: 17.11.2020
Time: 14:00–17:30
Speaker: Dr Matthias Mertens, IWH
Syllabus and Literature

II. Market Structure, Competitive Markets, And Market Power (Day 2)
a) Competitive Markets
b) Market Power
Date: 24.11.2020
Time: 14:00–17:30
Speaker: Dr Matthias Mertens, IWH
Syllabus and Literature

III. General Equilibrium (Day 3)
a) Externalities and General Equilibrium Theory
Date: 08.12.2020
Time: 09:00–12:30
Speaker: Professor Dr Martin Quaas, Leipzig University
Syllabus and Literature

IV. Dynamic Equilibrium and Welfare (Day 4)
a) Intertemporal Optimization and Welfare Economics
Date: 22.12.2020
Time: 09:00–12:30
Speaker: Professor Dr Martin Quaas, Leipzig University
Syllabus and Literature

V. Uncertainty (Day 5)
a) Expected Utility Theory, General Equilibrium Theory under Uncertainty
Date: 05.01.2021
Time: 14:00–17:30
Speaker: Professor Dr Heiko Karle, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Syllabus and Literature

VI. Games of Complete Information (Day 6)
a) Simultaneous and Dynamic Games of Complete Information
Date: 12.01.2021
Time: 14:00–17:30
Speaker: Professor Dr Heiko Karle, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Syllabus and Literature

VII. Games of Incomplete Information (Day 7)
a) Bayesian Games
Date: 26.01.2021
Time: 14:00–15:30
Speaker: Professor Shuo Xia, PhD, IWH and Leipzig University
Syllabus and Literature

VIII. Informational Economics (Day 8)
a) Hidden Information Problem (screening, signalling)
b) Hidden Action Problem (moral hazard)
Date: 09.02.2021
Time: 14:00–17:30
Speaker: Professor Shuo Xia, PhD, IWH and Leipzig University
Syllabus and Literature