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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Economics (ECON)
ECON
6344
Applied Industrial Organization
Applied Industrial Orgnization
Spring 2018
3
Course Type
Lecture
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ECON 6301
Corequisites
Completion of a course in intermediate microeconomics and one semester of undergraduate calculus
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The behavior of firms and implications of market structure and resource allocation; market participants, the role of transaction costs, product differentiation, imperfect knowledge, and market contestability. Public policy related to monopoly regulation and antitrust law. Use of standard microeconomic empirical and theoretical tools, including an introduction to game theory.
As a result of completing this course, students will:
1. be familiar with the rigorous treatment of Industrial Organization, as it is used in
both academia as we as in economic consulting firms and government regulatory
bodies
2. develop intuition for pricing and other strategic behavior of firms
3. use microeconomic analysis tools to evaluate regulatory policy, including antitrust
4. learn how to identify a research project, conduct a literature review, and present
their research to the class
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