Dr. Ryan Safner
Office hours: MW 3:30–5:00PM
January 15–May 8, 2020
11:30 AM–12:45 PM
This site contains the syllabus, schedule, and assignments for ECON 306: Microeconomic Analysis, held during Spring 2020 at Hood College.
Transition to Online
This course is now online for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Please read this update for more information on course changes and accessibility.
Last Update: 19:39:36 Sat May 02 2020
By the end of this course, you will:
- apply the models of microeconomics (constrained optimization and equilibrium) towards explaining real world behavior of individuals, firms, and governments
- explore the effects of economic and political processes on market performance (competition, market prices, profits and losses, property rights, entrepreneurship, market power, market failures, public policy, government failures)
- apply the economic way of thinking to real world issues in writing
Given these objectives, this course fulfills all three of the learning outcomes for the George B. Delaplaine, Jr. School of Business Economics B.A. program:
- Use quantitative tools and techniques in the preparation, interpretation, analysis and presentation of data and information for problem solving and decision making […]
- Apply economic reasoning and models to understand and analyze problems of public policy […]
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills for personal and professional success[…]