Industrial Organization

PREREQUISITE: ECON-UA 0010 OR ECON-UA 11 OR ECON-UA 9010 OR ECON-UB 0001 OR ECON-AD 105 WITH A MINIMUM GRADE OF C.

How firms behave in imperfectly-competitive markets. Uses game theory to understand strategic decisions. Topics include price discrimination; peak load pricing; productivity; Bertrand, Cournot, and Hotelling oligopoly models; entry; mergers and merger regulation; monopoly regulation; patents; auctions; and two-sided platforms. Moves from theoretical and mathematical models to real-world data and problem sets.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Summer 2018

6W1
Dmitry Sorokin
MTWR: 10:45 AM - 12:20 PM 7E12 LL23

Fall 2018

1
Sylvain Chassang
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM GCASL 279
1
WonSeok Yoo
F: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM GCASL 369
1
WonSeok Yoo
F: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM GCASL 275