ECON-461 Industrial Organization
Fall for 2017-2018
This course examines the behavior of business firms and the performance of markets in monopoly and imperfectly competitive settings. Aspects of strategic decision-making that will be studied include price discrimination, product selection, intellectual property, and investment decisions. Public policy toward industry (e.g., antitrust and regulation) will also be discussed, with a focus on its effect on firm behavior and consumer welfare.
Game theory will be used, and case studies will be introduced to shed light on the theories. Fall.
Prerequisites: ECON-101 or ECON-103
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