Lectures and Homeworks
Intermediate Microeconomics  Econ 100A  UCSC  Fall 2017
University of California Santa Cruz
Prof. Kristian López Vargas <kristian@ucsc.edu>
This quarter instruction will be shared with Asha Shepard <ajshepar@ucsc.edu>
Welcome this is the page where you will find the lectures and homeworks in printable format as well as in slide or presentation form.
If you cannot visualize this page correctly from within Canvas, you can go directly to this link https://kmlv.github.io/Econ100A_F17/.
Syllabus
Please before you start your studying and learning, read the syllabus very carefully.
The uptodate version of the Syllabus can be found here: http://bit.ly/econ100a_f17
Lectures and Homeworks
Printable version of the lecture slides can be found in the left navigation menu of this page (https://kmlv.github.io/Econ100A_F17/). To print a page, go to the corresponding page you want to print on the left navigation menu and use standard file/print menu of your browser (or keyboard shortcuts Command+P
or Ctrl+P
).
Lecture Slides (that is, lectures in presentation form) can be found here:
Lectures slides are partly based on the teaching materials provided by the publisher of the official textbook ("Intermediate Microeconomics" by Hal R. Varian) and partly on my own previous materials.
Lectures Review
Webcast of lectures can be found here: https://webcast.ucsc.edu See syllabus for login and password.
[ New! ] Handwritten notes and examples from class can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BybNqMF3VOCYQTNMNmJUVGQ0VlE?usp=sharing
Readings
Uptodate reading assignments per week can be found in the last page of the Syllabus
Homework Assignments
Homework assignments (and their solutions) can be found in the left navigation menu of this page (https://kmlv.github.io/Econ100A_F17/).
Other relevant materials and sources
I recommend you open the following links in a new tab.

Lazzati & Lopez Vargas' Intermediate Microeconomics notes. Most likely this will require you to log into google with your UCSC account.

Kristian's Desmos Interactive graph example: https://www.desmos.com/calculator/gui6gng3mu

Intermediate Microeconomics Video Handbook. This is a resource that can only be accessed via Canvas as it requires UCSC authentication.

Makler's EconGraphs.org https://www.econgraphs.org
Note on Math Review
This course relies on your sharp knowledge of basic calculus and algebra. Here you have some review problems that you can use to refresh these mathematical tools. These exercises will not be graded.

exponent rules and solutions: https://www.mcckc.edu/tutoring/docs/bt/exp_rad_log/Exponent_Rules_&_Practice.pdf

simplifying rational exponents and solution: https://cdn.kutasoftware.com/Worksheets/Alg2/Simplifying%20Rational%20Exponents.pdf

derivative practice test: https://math.la.asu.edu/~carlson/dt1.pdf
 its solution (don't worry about derivatives that involve exponential functions): https://math.la.asu.edu/~carlson/dts1.pdfLinks
Acknowledgements
Thanks to Dahyeon Jeong, Ursula KuciaStauder, Pierre Vo, Brian Nazar and Milán Márquez for providing inputs in the preparation of these teaching materials.
...enjoy!