ECON6008 Industrial Economics
The module will provide an introduction to the field of Industrial Organisation at a graduate level.
Aims and Objectives
• to introduce you to the field of Industrial Organization at a graduate level • to prepare those of you who wish to pursue research in this field
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of handling analytical models
- Apply these models to new situations
1. A review of basic game theory 2. Introduction to Competition Policy 3. Classic static oligopoly models 4. Dynamic price competition and tacit collusion 5. Competition with product differentiation 6. Entry, accommodation and exit 7. Horizontal and Vertical Mergers
Learning and Teaching
|Total study time||100|
Resources & Reading list
Other course information available via blackboard.
Sunk Costs and Market Structure.
A Primer in Game Theory.
Industrial Organisation: A Strategic Approach.
The Theory of Industrial Organization.
Coursework (10%) and a two-hour written examination at the end of semester 2 (90%). Resit assessment will be a two hour written examination in August/September immediately following the failure.
|Exam (2 hours)||90%|
|Exam (2 hours)||100%|
Repeat type: Internal & External