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ECOM084 - Topics in Microeconomics

This module covers topics in pure and applied microeconomic theory such as: advanced game theory, general equilibrium, contracts and mechanism design, behavioural and experimental economics, decision theory and bounded rationality, social choice, political economy, auctions and matching markets, and the economics of networks. In any particular year the topics covered are at the discretion of the instructors.
Topics in Microeconomics is optional for both MRes degrees (each candidate must select two of the four Topics modules), and registration is restricted to students on these programmes. Successful completion of the module will equip students to conduct publishable research in pure or applied microeconomic theory.

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