ECON 1013 N3

Microeconomic Principles

An introduction to the following questions: How do markets work? When do markets successfully allocate resources? What causes markets to fail and what can be done about it? How do firms make production decisions? What results from firms having market power?

Instructor: Brian VanBlarcom
Prerequisites:
 None
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


In this introductory course, you'll explore how economic agents such as consumers, firms, industries and governments interact in the thing known as the "economy."

Topics include:

  • Basic tools of economic analysis
  • Supply and demand
  • Market structures


You'll become familiar with the basic tools of economic analysis and see how these tools can be used to provide a better understanding of key microeconomic concepts.