Principles of Microeconomics

A supply curve (increasing line) and a demand curve (decreasing line) intersect at the market price. The x-axis is quantity and the y-axis is price.

Supply and demand curves intersect at the market price. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

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MIT Course Number

14.01

As Taught In

Fall 2007

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics. Topics include consumer theory, producer theory, the behavior of firms, market equilibrium, monopoly, and the role of the government in the economy. 14.01 is a Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) elective and is offered both terms.

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Chen, Chia-Hui, Hongliang Zhang, Marco Migueis, Monica Martinez-Bravo, Peter Schnabl, Rongzhu Ke, and William Wheaton. 14.01 Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-01-principles-of-microeconomics-fall-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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