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tion into the evaluation of microﬁnance institutions will also be presented. Finally, the course will highlight important challenges faced by the industry, among which the need to streamline principles of responsible ﬁnance, the questions raised by recent impact studies and the need to develop other ﬁnancial services to meet its user's ﬁnancial needs. Objective of the course : Provide an overview of the state of the Microﬁnance industry today. Open reﬂection about expectations created by microﬁnance, its achievements, and about the new challenges faced by the industry. Practical case : ﬁnancial and operational evaluation of a microﬁnance institution. Required reading : Poor Economics : A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty – A. Banerjee & E. Duﬂo – esp. chapters 7, 8 & 9 ; Due Diligence : An Impertinent Inquiry into Microﬁnance, David Roodman, Center for Global Development, 2012 ; The New Microﬁnance Handbook, Joanna Ledgerwood, 2013 ; Daniel Rozas' blog http ://www.danielrozas.com/ ; Portfolios of the poor, Daryl Collins, Jonathan Murdoch, Stuart Rutherford, Orlanda Ruthwen, 2009.
tive statics tools and their application to price theory. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
MICROECONOMICS 2 : GAME THEORY
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 48 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Emeric HENRY (Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po). Prerequisite : This course will introduce the main concepts of game theory : equilibria in simultaneous games, repeated games and an introduction to games with incomplete information. A large number of applications : industrial economics, political economics, public economics. In class games will facilitate the learning. Pedagogical Format : Lecture and tutorials Senior lecturers : Charles LOUIS-SIDOIS (ATER). Course Description : Classes 1-3 : Introduction and simultaneous move games / concept of Nash Equilibrium / mixed strategy equilibria ; Classes 4-5 : Sequential games and applications ; Classes 6-9 : Repeated games and applications / introduction to games of incomplete information. Required reading : “Game theory”, Fudenberg and Tirole, MIT Press.
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 48 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Sidartha GORDON (Associate Professor). Prerequisite : Undergraduate intermediate microeconomics is a pre-requisite. Students should also be comfortable with real analysis, linear algebra and multivariable calculus. Pedagogical Format : Lecture and tutorials Senior lecturers : Morgan PATTY Course Description : The course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory for graduate students. Some parts are material that all graduate students in economics should know. Others are used to introduce methodologies. Topics include consumer and producer theory, markets and competition, general equilibrium, compara-
MICROECONOMICS FOR DECISION MAKERS
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Thuy Quynh HOANG (PhD student), Charles OMAN (Former Head of Strategy, OECD Development Center). Prerequisite : The course is intended both for students who have not previously studied economics and for those who have studied (or even majored in) economics. No knowledge of algebra is required. Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : The grading system will be based on a midterm exam (30% of the course 1539