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All goods and services are subject to scarcity at some level. Scarcity means that society must develop some allocation mechanism – rules to determine who gets what. Over recorded history, these allocation rules were usually command based – the king or the emperor would decide. In contemporary times, most countries have turned to market based allocation systems. In markets, prices act as rationing devices, encouraging or discouraging production and encouraging or discouraging consumption in such a way as to find an equilibrium allocation of resources. We will construct demand curves to capture consumer behavior and supply curves to capture producer behavior. The resulting equilibrium price “rations” the scarce commodity. Markets are frequent targets of government intervention. This intervention can be direct control of prices or it could be indirect price pressure through the imposition of taxes or subsidies. Both forms of intervention are impacted by elasticity of demand. After this course, you will be able to: • Describe consumer behavior as captured by the demand curve. • Describe producer behavior as captured by the supply curve. • Explain equilibrium in a market. • Explain the impact of taxes and price controls on market equilibrium. • Explain elasticity of demand. • Describe cost theory and how firms optimize given the constraints of their own costs and an exogenously given price. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and



May 13, 2017

In the beginning I thought this was going to be a very basic course, but the way the professor explained the topics really make it interesting a practical, going beyond the classical economic theory.


Sep 12, 2019

This was awesome. I did not know Firm Level Economics when I joined this course. The explanations were simple and Prof DeBrock explained really difficult concepts in a very easy to understand manner.


251 - Firm Level Economics: Consumer and Producer Behavior 的 275 个评论(共 352 个)

创建者 MT

Nov 17, 2018

excellent course

创建者 Libor T

Apr 04, 2017

good recolection

创建者 Keith M K

Nov 15, 2016

Great instructor


Jul 10, 2020

Nice experience

创建者 M A G

Jun 03, 2020

Nice experience

创建者 Christopher C

Jun 01, 2016

Very well done!

创建者 Bawa J T

Jul 07, 2020

amazing course

创建者 Manan S

Jun 09, 2020

Amazing course

创建者 krishnath s

Feb 15, 2020

Great course !

创建者 Karthik S J

Jan 24, 2020

Great lectures

创建者 王越阳

May 25, 2017

nice professor

创建者 Le T T V

Jun 25, 2020

Thank for all

创建者 sulthana S

May 28, 2020

Useful course

创建者 Emiliano A

Feb 18, 2020

Great course!

创建者 Artem A

Sep 06, 2019

Great course!

创建者 Meena G

Feb 05, 2019

Great course!

创建者 Luis R A

Mar 14, 2017

Great course!

创建者 Mancha J S

Jul 26, 2020

Great course

创建者 Vidushi G

Jun 23, 2020

Great Course

创建者 Gerardo A J

Feb 07, 2019

Great course

创建者 Hamada S S

Jan 29, 2019

Great Course

创建者 Nikolaos P

Mar 04, 2018

Great Course


Aug 22, 2020

Nice course

创建者 Dr T K K

Aug 20, 2020

Very useful

创建者 Henry M N

Jul 31, 2020

nice course