• Cours (CM) 30h
  • Cours intégrés (CI) -
  • Travaux dirigés (TD) -
  • Travaux pratiques (TP) -
  • Travail étudiant (TE) 90h

Langue de l'enseignement : Anglais

Niveau de l'enseignement : B2-Avancé - Utilisateur indépendant

Description du contenu de l'enseignement

The course aims to provide a thorough introduction to microeconomic theory of choice. Starting from the basic concepts of “preference” and “choice under risk”, we will study market behavior and strategic interaction among economic agents. About the former, we will study optimal behavior under different market structures (perfect competition, monopoly, and oligopoly) and mechanisms (auctions, voluntary contribution schemes). About the latter, we will delve behind the standard concepts of game theory, by incorporating behavioral arguments (e.g., bounded rationality, social preferences) into the traditional approach.

Compétences à acquérir

  • Understanding the individual behaviors and the trade-offs of the economic agents and determine their optimal choices;
  • Mobilizing simple mathematical tools to model and quantifying the decisions of these economic agents;
  • Characterize and interpreting real economic situations in terms of market structures and strategic behavior of economic agents,
  • Characterising and interpreting consequences of asymmetric information and externalities in terms of market failure and inefficiency.
  • Analyzing the results obtained and developing a critical mind about these results, being aware of the main limitations of the microeconomic analysis and its area of relevance

Bibliographie, lectures recommandées

  • Hal R. VARIAN (2010): Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach, WW Norton & Co., 8th edition.
  • Academic papers about behavioral economics.
  • Slides and experimental data provided by the Lecturer


Faculté des sciences économiques et de gestion (FSEG)

61, avenue de la Forêt Noire

Formulaire de contact


Thi Kim Cuong Pham

LICENCE - Économie et gestion