14.121 MICROECONOMIC THEORY I
FALL 1996
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Lecture: MW12:30, E51151

Recitation: F12:30, E51151

Exam: Friday, October 25, 13 p.m.
Syllabus and Reading List
Announcements

Announcements
Hard copy of the solutions to the waiver exam (handwritten) are available
and will be distributed during section.

Old Announcements
Problem Sets and Solutions
Week 1: No problem set due. Study assigned math and any readings or
problems from "Math for Economists" course.
Problem Set due 9/16. Do problems 14b from Problem Set I handout (one.ps)
(problem 1 is a summary of the problems in Frank's notes).
Problem Set due 9/23. Do problems 4 and 5 (Hints
for problem 5) from last week's problem set (I); plus all of the exercises
in the consumer theory handout: consth.ps.
Solutions to Problem Set I handout (sol1.ps).
Problem Set due 10/7. Do both problems on Problem Set II handout (two.ps).
Problem Set due 10/16. Do the problems on the handout three.ps.
Also do the following monotone comparative statics problems: mcsprob.ps.
Problem Set due 10/21: four.ps.
If you don't finish in time, don't worry, but we want to hand out solutions
in time for you to study them. This problem set should not be too timeconsuming
(I hope!).
Other Handouts
Week 2: Frank Fisher's notes on existence of a utility function (distributed
in class; see Michael Kreutz for extra copies).
Week 3: Consumer theory handout: consth.ps.
Week 5: Handout on monotone comparative statics and producer theory:
mcs.ps. The monograph
is available from Michael Kreutz.
Comparative Statics Notes: Correction: correct.ps.
Cheat sheet/summary: cheatmcs.ps.
Old waiver exam: waiver.ps.
Final Exam: Exam_Fall_1996.PDF.
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