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Principles of Microeconomics Course Content
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The Principles of Microeconomics course was developed through the Ohio Department of Higher Education OER Innovation Grant. This work was completed and the course was posted in December 2019. The course is part of the Ohio Transfer Assurance Guides and is also named OSS004. For more information about credit transfer between Ohio colleges and universities, please visit: www.ohiohighered.org/transfer.Content ContributorsKen Fah                                             Ohio Dominican UniversityJohn Fiske                                         Ohio Dominican UniversityJoe Nowakowski                                Muskingum UniversityLibrarianNathan Wolfe                                     Kenyon CollegeReview TeamMolly Cooper                                     Ohio State University Subbu Kumarappan                          Ohio State University ATI 

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
01/09/2019
Principles of Microeconomics Course Content, Imperfect Competition, Imperfect Competition Resources
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In this topic, students will be introduced to imperfect competition.  They’ll learn about monopolistic competition and oligopoly, about their characteristics are and about how they differ from perfect competition and monopoly.  They’ll also focus on the importance of the key features of monopolistic competition, product differentiation and advertising; and the key features of oligopoly, mutual interdependence, collusion and the game-theoretic approach to strategy.     

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/06/2019
Principles of Microeconomics Course Content, Monopoly, Monopoly Resources
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In this topic, students will be introduced to monopoly.  They’ll learn what a monopoly is, how it differs from perfect competition and what conditions give rise to it.  They’ll also learn how monopolists decide on the profit-maximizing level of output and price.  The social costs and benefits of monopoly will also be covered.  In addition to monopoly, the topic will cover price discrimination.   

Subject:
Economics
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Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/06/2019
Principles of Microeconomics Course Content, Production and Cost in the Short and Long Run, Production and Cost in the Short and Long Run Resources
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This topic covers the analysis of a firm’s costs in the short and long run.  It explains the important difference between accounting and economic costs (and how that affects the definition of accounting and economic profits).  It also makes the distinction between fixed and variable costs.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/03/2019
Principles of Microeconomics Course Content, Profit Maximization in Competitive Markets, Profit Maximization in Competitive Markets Resources
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This topic presents an analysis of firm behavior under perfect competition. It begins by identifying the requirements for perfect competition. It then covers the definitions and meaning of costs in the short and long run, describes the firm’s profit-maximizing output decision and its entry-exit decisions. It ends with a discussion of the efficiency implications of perfect competition.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/06/2019