ECON40007 Industrial Organisation
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Seminars, or lectures and tutorials totalling three hours per week |
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Admission into BH-COM or BH-ARTS (Economics) and
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CoordinatorProf Nisvan Erkal
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This subject provides an overview of selected topics in industrial organization with applications in antitrust and innovation policy. Industrial organization deals with the structure, management, and performance of firms and markets. It is concerned with firm behaviour and strategy, the implications of firm behaviour for economic efficiency, and the role public policy plays in promoting efficiency. The main emphasis will be on theoretical principles although there will be some discussion of empirical approaches. The selection of topics will be organized around key questions in antitrust and innovation policy. The discussion will be guided by practical examples and case studies.
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On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Master of Economics electives |