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.

Students must also register for one of the following RCT sections: 002, 003

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

Spring 2021

1
Maharukh Bhiladwall
TR: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM ONLI
1
avesha garg
F: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM; F: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM ONLI

Summer 2021

6W1
Isaac Bjorke
F: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM ONLI
6W1
Viplav Saini
MTWR: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM ONLI

Fall 2021

1
Viplav Saini
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM SILV 101A
1
Wonseok Yoo
F: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM; F: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 25W4 C-20