On this page there are notes, problem sets, and other items for the PhD Microeconomic Theory I course. Please be aware that there may be errors in the notes – it is not intentional, but they do happen.
Chapter Outlines for Mas-Colell, Whinston, and Green:
Methods of Proof (from Epp)
Chapter 1 Preference Relations and Revealed Preference
Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Consumer Choice
Chapter 3 Consumer Theory
Chapter 5 Production
Chapter 6 Uncertainty
Chapters 7,8, 9 Introduction to Game Theory
Chapter 10 Partial Equilibrium Analysis and Monopoly
Chapter 12 Quantity and Price Competition with Market Power
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Links to some references (usually through jstor)
Varian, Hal. How to Build an Economic Model in Your Spare Time.
Machina (1987). Choice Under Uncertainty: Problems Solved and Unsolved. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1:1, 121-154.
Kahneman and Tversky (1979). Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision Under Risk. Econometrica, 47:2, 263-292.
Majumdar and Radner (1991). Linear Models of Economic Survival Under Production Uncertainty. Economic Theory, 1:1, 13-30.