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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29 July 2019
Domestic financial markets were dominated by the reaction of credit rating agencies to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's announcement that Eskom will receive an additional R59 billion (bn) bailout. This will be spread over the 2019/20 (R26bn) and 2020/21 (R33bn) fiscal years. Combined with the R23bn per annum committed to Eskom in the February budget,...

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29 July 2019
Domestic financial markets were dominated by the reaction of credit rating agencies to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's announcement that Eskom will receive an additional R59 billion (bn) bailout. This will be spread over the 2019/20 (R26bn) and 2020/21 (R33bn) fiscal years. Combined with the R23bn per annum committed to Eskom in the February budget,...

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