Universität Wien FIND

040163 UE Theory of imperfect competition (BA) (2015W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Final exam on January 25th, 2016 at 8.00-9.30 in lecture room 17, 3rd. floor.

Montag 05.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 12.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 19.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 09.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 16.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 23.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 30.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 07.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 14.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 11.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 18.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Montag 25.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The following topics will be addressed in a series of exercise sheets:
(1) Microeconomic foundations, canonical model of industrial organization
(2) Monopolistic behavior: multiproduct firm, durable goods, price discrimination
(3) Oligopolistic competition: market concentration, product differentiation
(4) Repeated interaction and collusion
(5) Vertical relations
(6) Advertising
(7) Entry and exit, mergers and acquisitions
(8) Research and development
(9) Networks and standards

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Students will be assigned a problem to solve and present in class. At the end of the semester there will be a final exam covering all the contents of the course. The grade will correspond to the sum of points in the assignment (up to 20 points), class presentation (up to 30 points) and final exam (up to 50 points). Students are required 50 out of a 100 points to pass the class.
(i) Students can use all class materials to solve their assignment and must submit a written solution at most one day before class presentation.
(ii) Students can use their written solution and class notes for a 10 to 15 minute presentation in class. During or just after their presentation they may be asked questions related to their assignment.
(iii) At the end of the semester, there will be a closed-book, written exam where only a non-programmable pocket calculator is allowed.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Students get training on special topics in industrial organization. The course is intended to complement the microeconomics and game theory lectures of the Bachelor curriculum in Economics.

Prüfungsstoff

Literatur

Helmut Bester. Theorie der Industrieökonomik. Springer Verlag.
Luís Cabral. Introduction to Industrial Organization. MIT Press.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Fr 31.08.2018 08:48