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Bachelor 2021/2022

Industrial Organization Theory

Category 'Best Course for Broadening Horizons and Diversity of Knowledge and Skills'
Type: Compulsory course (Economics)
Area of studies: Economics
When: 3 year, 1, 2 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of one campus
Language: English
ECTS credits: 5

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course introduces the theory of industrial organization and focuses on behavior of firms, market structures, interaction between them, and antitrust policy. It includes economic modeling, game theory, case studies, and discussion of real life examples. The course focus is split between economy theory models and real markets analysis. Knowledge acquired in this course will provide students with analytical, business managing, and public governance skills.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The goal of the course is to prepare students for managerial, analytical, entrepreneurial, and research activities and duties in the course of employment at entry level and junior executive positions and continuation of their education in postgraduate programs.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Capable to conduct research activities, including market competition analysis; Capable to work in a team.
  • Capable to work in a team. Capable to conduct research activities, including market barriers estimation.
  • Understand relevant economic theory (concepts and models), capable solve problems on this topic.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Market Power and Market Structure
  • Monopoly and Price Discrimination
  • Oligopoly
  • Market Entry
  • Vertical Integration and Vertical Restraints
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Homework
    Homework (rating grade). Three themes of the course end with a student group project (3-4 students), which includes written part, oral presentation, and individual questions. For this assignment, students receive clear instructions and the list of requirements.
  • non-blocking Classroom Test
  • non-blocking Seminar work
  • non-blocking Self-study work
  • non-blocking Exam
    Проводится онлайн через Zoom на платформе Smart LMS https://edu.hse.ru/
  • non-blocking Homework
    Homework (rating grade). Three themes of the course end with a student group project (3-4 students), which includes written part, oral presentation, and individual questions. For this assignment, students receive clear instructions and the list of requirements.
  • non-blocking Classroom Test
  • non-blocking Seminar work
  • non-blocking Self-study work
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 1st module
  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.2 * Classroom Test + 0.3 * Exam + 0.2 * Homework + 0.15 * Self-study work + 0.15 * Seminar work
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Tirole, J. (1988). The Theory of Industrial Organization. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=11386

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Bresnahan, T. F., & Reiss, P. C. (1991). Entry and competition in concentrated markets. Journal of Political Economy, 99(5), 977. https://doi.org/10.1086/261786
  • Michael D. Whinston. (2001). Exclusivity and Tying in U.S. v. Microsoft: What We Know, and Don’t Know. Journal of Economic Perspectives, (2), 63. https://doi.org/10.1257/jep.15.2.63