Microeconomics - case studies

  1. Please click here to download full materials to study Microeconomics

The movies to see:

1. The corporation

2. The lightbulb conspiracy 





Microeconomics – material to read and solve the case studies


Principle of Microeconomics, N. Gregory Mankiw, 2012



Chapters to read before examination:

Chapter 1. Ten principles of Economics

Chapter 2. Thinking like an Economist

Chapter 4. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand

Chapter 5. Elasticity and Application

Chapter 6. Supply, Demand, and Government Policies

Chapter 13. The Cost of Production

Chapter 14. Firms in competetive markets

Chapter 15. Monopoly

Chapter 16. Oligopoly

Chapter 17. Monopolistic competition


Case studies collection

International Journal of Management Cases, Volume 17, issue 2, 2015

Parts of microeconomics – related cases

1.       Principles of microeconomics

Does Profit Maximization is the Main Task of the Economist?

What is seen and what is not seen

2.       Market

Market dilemmas

What does happiness give?

The American Beekeepers’ Dilemma

Correct prices

Does raising price on cigarettes reduce number of smokers?

Vending machine pizza

Biotechnological revolutions

3.       Production and profits, cost, revenues

Production of computer software in a SaaS model

To print or not to print?

Dumplings? “LEVADA!”

4.       Market structures

Many are always better than few? The pitfalls of defining competition

There is no perfection in the world

Eternal battle of a marketing specialist

The Pricing in the Ukrainian tobacco market

The Problem of journey tariffing on the railway transport in Italy