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Microeconomics (from Greek prefix mikro- meaning "small" and economics) is a branch of economics that studies the behavior of individuals and small impacting players in making decisions on the allocation of limited resources (see scarcity).[1] Typically, it applies to markets where goods or services are bought and sold. Microeconomics examines how these decisions and behaviors affect the supply and demand for goods and services, which determines prices, and how prices, in turn, determine the quantity...

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Question 1) With examples give 5 reasons why the study of microeconomics is important. Microeconomics is a field of economic study that focuses on how an individual's behaviour and decisions affect the supply and demand for goods and services. For the purpose of microeconomics, the actions of individuals, households and businesses are crucial, unlike the study of macroeconomics, which focuses on national and international economic trends. Despite the differences between the two fields, however...

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EC 3101: Microeconomic Analysis II A/P Indranil A/P Indranil Chakraborty All relevant details on EC3101 are in the  syllabus The morning office hours on Tuesday will  start from the third week of lectures t tf th thi d k fl t Important Highlights Important Highlights • Text book: Intermediate Microeconomics: A modern  h approach by Hal R. Varian (8th edition) One midterm and one final exam Please do not email material, lecture or exam related  questions. Post your questions precisely on IVLE Forum or ask ...

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whether each of the following statements applies to microeconomics or macroeconomics, and why: 12 Marks Total a. The unemployment rate in Canada was 7.0 percent in January 2010 Answer: This is the macroeconomic statement because it describes the unemployment rate of the whole country. b. A Canadian software firm discharged 15 workers last month and transferred the work to India. Answer: This is the microeconomic statement because it focuses in an individual Canadian...

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Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

must meet two basic concepts of economics these are Microeconomics and Macroeconomics and to get to know these concepts is necessary to know which is the economy and economics is the science that studies human behavior and trade , sales tax, receipt of wages, credit, is the science of the usual business of the above are some definitions that can be found in the economy as such. In this research we can differentiate macroeconomics microeconomics its relationship to the economy to serve both, we can...

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Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 281 Fall Term Intermediate Microeconomic theory I University of Alberta XiaoGang Che Chapter One Overview 1. Defining Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 2. Microeconomic Modeling Tools • Constrained Optimization • Equilibrium Analysis • Comparative Statics 3. The Types of Microeconomic Analysis • Positive Analysis • Normative Analysis Chapter One 2 Microeconomics Defined Microeconomics is the study of how individual economic decision-makers such as consumers, workers, firms...

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Importance of Microeconomics

study of microeconomics is important. 2) Define “ceteris paribus”. Explain why the device of ceteris paribus is so important in economics. Prepared for: Prof. Madya Habibah Lehar Prepared by: Nik Syahirah binti Nik Muhammad : 2012636032 : BA2F 1) The Importance to study Microeconomics. Microeconomics as has been stated by those who have studied Latin know that the prefix “micro-“ means “small,” so it shouldn’t be surprising that microeconomics is the...

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Fundamentals of Microeconomics

Fundamentals of Microeconomics In the world today product and services are both key to the survival of mankind. Depending on the demand from consumers, companies will see an increase or decrease of the items they produce or the service rendered. In the article of trends in US gasoline and ethanol use and petroleum production and imports these items will be looked at; as well as a discussion of the fundamentals of microeconomics. First, in order to understand what the fundamentals of microeconomics are...

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Microeconomic answer

Microeconomic First Homework Chapter 1 4. You win $100 in a basketball pool. You have a choice between spending the money now or putting it away for a year in a bank account that pays 5 percent interest. What is the opportunity cost of spending the 100$ now? Answer: By spending the money right away the opportunity cost is 5 percent of 100 dollars that is 5 dollars plus the 100$ itself. So the total opportunity cost is $105,- 5. The company that you manage has invested $5 million in...

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Microeconomics vs Macroeconomics

macroeconomists talks about things like inflation, what the target interest rate should be, what influences employment and unemployment (Kay, 2010). Microeconomics studies the decision of consumers and firms with respect to allocation of resources of goods and services. Consumers makes consumption decisions and firms make production decisions. Microeconomics focuses on how individuals, households, and organizations make their decisions to distribute resources that are limited, typically in a market...

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