Microeconomic Research Unit (MRU)

The microeconomic research unit (MRU) was founded autumm 2008 at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.

MRU was established in order to provide a platform for research and teaching in microeconomics.

The aim of MRU is to facilitate communication and corporation between members of the unit and establish common research themes. The main activities of MRU are seminars, workshops, coordination and development of teaching in microeconomics and cordination of applications for external funding.

The research of MRU concentrates primarily on theory building on the microeconomic approach to economics. The members conduct both basic and applied research

Current areas of research include: information economics, game theory, behavioral economics, industrial organization, contract theory, mechanism design, political economy, health economics and financial markets.