I teach this course in Fall semesters to undergraduate students at SJTU. It is based on Hal Varian's textbook (9th Edition) with added rigor by means of formal definitions and mathematical proofs. Please let me know if you find typos, thank you!
If you run into issues accessing/downloading the files, check this for possible solutions or contact RC.
Fall 2023: This course is ongoing and slides are actively updated, please make sure you have the latest version. Our semester consists of 31 (1.5h) lectures, among them 28 are used to cover the following topics, 2 are reserved for midterm and final exam reviews, and 1 is for backup. Students should check Canvas for syllabus, course policies, exam times, and TAs' contact information. Hope you have a great semester.
I have year-round office hour (even when I am not teaching). Please check my homepage: www.xzlim.com
Letter for PhD applications
In a typical year, I write letters for at most 3 students who apply to top 30 econ PhD programs, usually the best students who took my class and continued to interact with me
Letter for Master's or job applications
You automatically qualify for a letter if you attend class and receive a grade of 80+. The degree of personalization depends on how well I know you
Auditing the class
Antai majors/minors are welcomed. Non-Antai students should seek permission via email (up to 20% of class capacity)
Other intermediate micro classes
Exams are the same (barring language differences), but my lectures emphasize rigorous introduction of concepts and the use of mathematical proofs. Please choose wisely!
LU Feifei (2021), FENG Xuechun (2022), QI Rui (2022), LIU Xingwen (2023), SU Tan (2023)
(1) Hal R. Varian. Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach (9th Edition). W. W. Norton & Company, 2014. (2, a.k.a "Blue Book") 钟根元, 陈志洪. 中级微观经济学学习指南(第四版). 上海交通大学出版社, 2012. (3, a.k.a. "Black Book") 钟根元, 陈志洪. 中级微观经济学. 上海交通大学出版社, 2020. (4) Andreu Mas-Colell, Michael Dennis Whinston, and Jerry R. Green. Microeconomic Theory. Oxford University Press, 1995. (5) Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein, Models in Microeconomic Theory. Open Book Publishers, 2020.