• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics

This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.

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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. 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:
  2. - be familiar with and have an understanding of most familiar IO models;
  3. - understand the relationship between market outcomes, social welfare, and the conduct of firms;
  4. - be able address a range of policy issues that arise due to non-competitive behaviour in markets;

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typically include a mid term exam and a final exam. Please see the Course Outline. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

130 hours in total over the semester consisting of lectures, tutorials/workshops and private study time.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed either ECON2101, ECON2014 or ECON6014.

Prescribed Texts

See Class Summary

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $4560
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $5820
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3568 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

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