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Graduate Programs

ECO2102H1F Topics in Microeconomic Theory

This course presents standard analytical tools in the theory of contracts, in both moral hazard problems and in screening problems, and provides a range of applications. Topics in moral hazard problems include moral hazard in teams, information acquisition in groups, dynamic principal-agent problems, dynamic team competition, and renegotiation of risk-sharing. Topics in screening problems include nonlinear pricing, sequential screening, resource allocation with multiple agents, strategic information aggregation, renegotiation in dynamic screening.

Section L0101, Fall 2011–12

Instructor: Xianwen Shi
Day/time: W4-6
Location: GE100