ECON3013 - Industrial Relations II: Dynamic Industrial Organisation

Term 2



Aims:

This course will provide students with a framework for modelling and understanding the behaviour of firms in a dynamic setting.  Emphasis will be placed on intertemporal factors that influence firms’ strategic behaviour in imperfectly competitive markets.

Objectives:

  • To be able to analyze and construct models of firm behaviour incorporating dynamic considerations.
  • To be able to explain how such models may apply to various industries, and to be able to assess which models are most appropriate to illustate dynamic considerations in particular settings.
Taught by:
Vasiliki Skreta
Assessment: This course consists of 10 2-hour lectures and 4 compulsory tutorial classes. All students are required to submit 4 pieces of coursework. These will be a mixture of essays and analytical questions. There will be a 2-hour unseen written examination in Term 3.
Suitable for:
3rd year Economics (L100) students. Also 3rd year Phil/Econ (VL51) and Math/Econ (G1L1/G1LC) students.
Prerequisites: ECON2001: Microeconomics (or equivalent).
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