Applied Microeconomics, Fall Semester 2017

Wednesday, Period 3 at Room 106

Instructor: Yoshimasa Shirai


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Models of Search


September 27

Why search models instead of competitive equilibrium models?
Optimal Stopping Rule I: discrete time

     [Lecture Note 1].


October 4

Optimal Stopping Rule I: discrete time (continued)


October 11

Optimal Stopping Rule II: continuous time


October 18

Price Dispersion


October 25

Labor Search


November 1

Money Search


November 8 (Midterm)



DeGroot, Maurice H. (1970), Optimal Statistical Decisions, McGraw-Hill (now published in Wiley Classics Library 2004).