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I want to do MA in Department of Economics, Dibrugarh University so can you provide me the details of the program?
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The Department of Economics, Dibrugarh University offers MA Economics Course of duration 2 years.

MA Economics

Minimum 64 credit (Compulsory+Elective).

The courses offered are Advance economic analysis in micro and macro, Growth and development, Public Economics, Monetery theory, International Economics, Statistics and mathematics for economics analysis and Regional Economics, Economics of social sector and environment and Issues on Indian Economics.

Elective courses are offered in five areas, viz., Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, Demography, Mathematical Economics and Econometrics

Duration of the programme: M.A.: 2 years (4 semesters)

Intake Capacity: M.A.: 65


Graduates with minimum 45% marks in Major in Economics


First Semester

Course Code : ECO10100

Title of the Course : Microeconomic Analysis I

Marks : 100 (In-Semester : 40 + End-Semester :60

Unit I Theory of Production and Costs:

The Production Function for a Single Product Firm: Basic Concepts;
Homogeneous and Non-Homogeneous Production Functions Cobb- Douglas
(C.D.) and Constant Elasticity of Substitution (C.E.S.) Production Function -
Short-Run and Long-Run Analysis of Production Returns to Scale and
Returns to a Factor Technical Progress and Production Function Hicks and
Harrod’s Classification of Technical Progress Choice of Optimal Factor
Combination: Constrained Profit Maximization and Optimal Expansion Path
Production Possibility Curve and Equilibrium of the Multi-Product Firm.
Derivation of Cost Functions from Production Functions, Traditional vs.
Modern Theory of Costs; Economies of Scale the Relevance of the Shape of
Costs in Decision Making

Unit II
A Review of Equilibrium of the Firm and Industry under Perfect Competition,
Monopolistic Competition and Monopoly Effect of Imposition of a Tax under
Perfect Competition and Monopoly - Monopoly and Its Regulation - the Multi-
Plant Firm
Oligopoly Models: Non-Collusive Oligopoly- Cournots Duopoly Model,
Bertrand’s Duopoly Model, and Stackelberg’s Duopoly Model Kinked
Demand Curve Model
Collusive Oligopoly Cartels Aiming at Joint Profit Maximisation and Market
Sharing Cartels Price Leadership Models.

Unit III
Linear Programming: Definition and Basic Concepts Objective Functions,
Constraints, Iso-cost and Iso-profit lines, Feasible Reason, Optimal Solution,
Objectives and Applications; Basic Assumption of Linear Programming
Formulation Linear Programming Problem and its Graphical Solution
Total Credits : 3

Reading List:

1. Ahuja, H.L.: Advanced Economic Theory – Micro Economic Analysis,
S.Chand & Company Ltd
2. Baumol, W.J.: Economic Theory and Operations Analysis, Prentice Hall of
India Private Limited
3. Henderson, J.M. & Quandt, and R.E.: Micro Economic Theory, McGraw Hill.
4. Koutsoyiannis, A: Modern Microeconomics, ELBS with Macmillan
5. Maddala, G.S. and Miller, E.: Microeconomics, Theory and Applications;
McGraw Hill
6. Pindyck, R.S., Rubinfeld, D.L. & Mehta: Micro Economics, Pearson
7. Salvatore. D.: Micro Economics, Theory and Applications, Oxford University

Dibrugarh University MA economics syllabus

For more details here is the attachment


Dibrugarh University
NH-37, Rajapeta, Dibrugarh, Assam 786004
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