Industrial Organisation studies the interdependence of market structures, firm's conducts, and market outcomes. In this course, students will be introduced to the theory of the firms, imperfect competition, oligopoly theory, and other strategic behaviours. Some applications on competition policy and regulation will also be introduced if time permits.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
This course provides an in-depth analysis of the theory of industrial organisation. Students will be introduced to the theory of the firms, imperfect competition, oligopoly theory, and other strategic behaviours. Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will:
• be familiar with and have an understanding of most familiar IO models;
• understand the relationship between market outcomes, social welfare, and the conduct of firms;
• be able address a range of policy issues that arise due to non-competitive behaviour in markets;
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Typically include a mid term exam and a final exam. Please see the Course Outline.
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WorkloadTwo lectures and one tutorial per week.
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