This course introduces the student to the principles that are essential to an understanding of contemporary microeconomic issues. Emphasis is placed on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students will examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures; as well, they will evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.
If you are pursuing a diploma or advanced diploma, contact Jen Matthews at 519-748-5220 ext. 3265, prior to registering to ensure that your selection is eligible for your program.