CE/CPE Course Information

Microeconomics 2: Marginal Analysis and Market Structures

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Management
Field of Study: Economics
Program Level: Overview
Lesson Version: 13-1
Publication/Revision Date: August 2, 2019
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: Microeconomics 1 or the equivalent level of knowledge

After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Apply the concepts of marginal analysis, including the relationship of marginal functions to total functions
  • Recognize the relationship between economies of scale and long-run average total cost
  • Identify the distinguishing characteristics of the four basic market structures: pure competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly
  • Identify the profit-maximization criteria for the four basic market structures
  • Recognize other aspects of the four basic market structures, including graphical depictions of cost and revenue functions
Course Topics
  1. Marginal Analysis
  2. Pure Competition
  3. Monopoly
  4. Monopolistic Competition
  5. Oligopoly

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation or a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

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