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Syllabus CONSUMER THEORY - 71732
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Last update 05-07-2018
HU Credits: 4

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: Environmental Economics & Management

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Rehovot

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Ohad Raveh

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours:

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Course/Module description:
The course deals with the decisions of consumers

Course/Module aims:
Teach the students micro-economic models of consumer decision making

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Knowledge of micro-economic models of consumer decision making

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lectures and exercises

Course/Module Content:
Utility maximizing model and the resultant demand, Slutsky equation, quantity and price indices and agreements allowance. Preference manifest,
Rationality and consumption baskets rating, labor supply and demand for leisure, consumption model over time, consumer behavior under uncertainty.

Required Reading:

Additional Reading Material:
1. "תורת המחירים חלק א' תורת הצרכן" מאת יוסי מעלם ויהודה גבע בהוצאת אקדמון.
2. "Microeconomics and Behavior" by Robert Frank (2nd Edition, 1994)

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 100 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Assignments are not mandatory. Submission of 80% of them gives bonus points to the final grade.
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.