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- n. The study of the operations of the components of a national economy, such as individual firms, households, and consumers.
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- n. That field of economics that deals with small-scale economic activities such as that of the individual or company.
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- n. the branch of economics that studies the economy of consumers or households or individual firms
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There is a need for a course in microeconomics, that goes beyond the standard economics course, addressing the great need for basic money management, budgeting, interest acccumulation and preparation for retirement.
Classes in microeconomics and macroeconomics are no longer adequate — students are demanding more in-depth offerings, administrators say.
And perhaps most importantly, it is a source of great satisfaction that the work on the informational structure of markets seems to have taken hold in microeconomics and that it has had some influence in other disciplines.
When I returned to pursue the PhD degree, I took a field in microeconomics with Armen and he also served as chairman of my dissertation committee.
Game theory is appealing because it is supposed to be useful, unlike most microeconomics, which is often mired in hard-to-interpret equations.
He's a very rigorous economist, and I think did the best job of developing the notion that if you change tax rates you change incentives, and that you have to look at this from what is called microeconomics; that is, from the individual consumer or firm, and that your management of the macroeconomy has to be built on firm microeconomic views.
In microeconomics, which is the study of how individuals and firms interact in specific markets, certain truths are self- evident.
Furthermore, because of the artificial division of economics into "microeconomics" and "macroeconomics," economists who choose the more-popular "micro" fields have almost no contact at all with monetary theory, save a class or two from graduate school in which a near-pure quantity theory prevails.
I think you’re confusing micro-finance and microeconomics which is the study of how firms and individuals maximize utility/profit. reply kaiynne