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2012/2013  BA-1MIC  Microeconomics

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Course information

Language English
Exam ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Semester
Course period Autumn
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study board
Study Board for Asian Study Programme
Course coordinator
  • Eric Bentzen - Department of Operations Management
Carsten Scheibye, Sten Errebo Jørgensen
Main Category of the Course
  • Economics, macro economics and managerial economics
Last updated on 31-08-2012
Learning objectives
Microeconomics applies economic methods in the economic decision‐making
After having followed the course the students should be able to:
 Make decisions using economic theory
 Describe and use simple microeconomic models
 Explain the relationship between microeconomics, economic theory and
decision science
 Identify the main subject areas in microeconomics, and explain how they
are related to each other
Type of test Written Exam
Marking scale 7-step scale
Second examiner External examiner
Exam period December/January
Aids Open Book, Written Aid is permitted
Duration 4 Hours
Course content

The concept of the Firm, Demand theory, Production and Cost theory,

Market structure and pricing.

Teaching methods
Lectures, tutorial sessions, workshops and exercises.
Further Information

As an introduction to the basics of economics, the course provides the prerequisite for all the subsequent economics courses in the BLC program. The course is simultaneously offered to ASP students as the mandatory introduction to economics.

Expected literature

ME: Dominick Salvatore: Managerial Economics in a Global Economy,

7 th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2011.

On line notes and exercises uploaded at CBS Learn during course

Supplementary N. Gregory Mankiw & Mark P. Taylor: Economics

2 th Edition, Cengage Learning, South Western, 2011.

Last updated on 31-08-2012