Office hours

By email appointment.

Core Microeconomics (classes)

Classes take place in weeks 2-8.

Problem Sets

  • Problem Set 1: General Equilibrium (submit by 11am, Monday, week 2, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 2: Welfare Economics, Q1, Q3, Q4, Q7 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 3, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 3: Applied Welfare Economics, Q1, Q2, Q4, Q5, Q6, Q8, Q9 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 4, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 4: Static & Dynamic Games, Q1-4, Q6, Q8, Q11 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 5, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 5: Industrial Organisation, Q1-2 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 6, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Probability Problem Set, Q1-5 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 6, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 6: Risk & Expected Utility, Q1-3, Q6-8 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 7, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 7: Adverse Selection, Q1, Q2, Q4 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 8, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 8: Moral Hazard, Q1, Q2, Q4 (submit by 11am, Monday, week 8, desk C7, Graduate Work Space, Department of Economics) [PDF]

Additional materials

  • Properties of the Normal Distribution [PDF]

Microeconomic Theory (classes)

Classes take place in weeks 2 & 3 (Topic 1) and 7 & 8 (Topic 4).

Topic 1: Decision Making Under Risk

  • Problem Set 1: Risk I (submit by 1pm, Tuesday, week 2, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 2: Risk II (submit by 1pm, Tuesday, week 3, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

Topic 4: General Equilibrium

  • Problem Set 1 (submit by 1pm, Tuesday, week 7, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 2 (submit by 1pm, Wednesday, week 8, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

Additional materials

  • Timothy Van Zandt, Introduction to the Economics of Uncertainty and Infrmation (manuscript) [Link]

  • Several Useful Theorems [PDF]

  • Risk Premium Approximation [PDF]

Behavioural Economics (classes)

Classes will take place in weeks 4-8.

Problem Sets

  • Problem Set 1: Behavioural Decision Theory (submit by 4pm, Tuesday, week 4, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 2: Behavioural Economics I (submit by 4pm, Tuesday, week 5, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 3: Behavioural Economics II (submit by 4pm, Tuesday, week 6, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 4: Behavioural Game Theory, Q1-7 (submit by 4pm, Tuesday, week 7, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

  • Problem Set 5: Behavioural Game Theory, Q8-13 (submit by 4pm, Tuesday, week 8, Room 223, Department of Economics) [PDF]

Additional materials

See Vince's website here for additional materials.

My courses

On this site I enclose all the necessary materials intended for students attending my courses.

My quote

"Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them."

John von Neumann in response to Felix T. Smith who had said:
"I'm afraid I don't understand the method of characteristics."