Microeconomic Analysis

Dr. Ryan Safner
118 Rosenstock
Office hours: TuTh 3:15—5 PM on Zoom

MW (Section 1) TuTh (Section 2)
February 1–May 21, 2021
2:00 PM–3:15 PM (Both Sections)
Meets on Zoom

This site contains the syllabus, schedule, and assignments for ECON 306 — Microeconomic Analysis, held during Spring 2021 at Hood College.

By the end of this course, you will:

  1. apply the models of microeconomics (constrained optimization and equilibrium) towards explaining real world behavior of individuals, firms, & governments
  2. 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)
  3. 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: