Economics 114 (Microeconomics)

The basic economic problem, economic systems and the foundations of the market economy are among the first topics that will be dealt with. Introductory microeconomics, including market equilibrium, elasticity, demand and supply theory and different market forms will follow. The module concludes with a look at market failures and the labour market.

Prerequisite module: None

Credits: 12

Classes: 3 lectures, 1 tutorial

Module convenor: Debra Shepherd <[protected email address] >

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BER Weekly

18 February 2019
There was a slew of data releases last week, both on the domestic and international front. Domestic releases focused on real economic data for December 2018, all but completing the picture for 2018Q4 GDP. In financial markets, the rand lost further ground last week on the back of a strong US dollar and the return of load shedding. On the international...

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BER Weekly

18 February 2019
There was a slew of data releases last week, both on the domestic and international front. Domestic releases focused on real economic data for December 2018, all but completing the picture for 2018Q4 GDP. In financial markets, the rand lost further ground last week on the back of a strong US dollar and the return of load shedding. On the international...

Read the full issue