14.271 Industrial Organization I, Fall 2001
Author(s)Ellison, Glenn, 1965-; Ellison, Sara Fisher
Industrial Organization I
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Covers theoretical and empirical work dealing with the structure, behavior, and performance of firms and markets and core issues in antitrust. Topics include: the organization of the firm, monopoly, price discrimination, oligopoly, and auctions. Theoretical and empirical work are integrated in each area. From the course home page: Course Description The course provides a graduate level introduction to Industrial Organization. It is designed to provide a broad introduction to topics and industries that current researchers are studying as well as to expose students to a wide variety of techniques. It will start the process of preparing economics Ph.D. students to conduct thesis research in the area, and may also be of interest to doctoral students working in other areas of economics and related fields. The course integrates theoretical models and empirical studies. The course presumes that students have a familiarity with micro theory, basic game theory and some econometrics.
Economics, monopoly, auctions, oligopoly, price discrimination, Industrial organization