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Advanced Industrial Organisation - Structure
Advanced Industrial Organisation - Structure

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MARIA LETIZIA GIORGETTI , responsible for the course

Degree in MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (MIE) - Classe LM-77 Enrolled from 2018/2019 academic year - Laurea Magistrale - 2018/2019

Compulsory course or activityyes
Year of course1s
Term or semester1st term
Scientific fields (settori scientifico-disciplinari)
  • SECS-P/06 - Economia applicata
ECTS credits (CFU) compulsory9
ECTS credits - facultative-

General information

Aims and objectives: The goal of the course is to provide the student with a solid logical background which allows him to understand how markets work and the most fundamental firms choices and strategies.

Language of instruction: English

Teaching methods: Classes are very important also for the final exam. The course will host some experts, belonging to companies, business association, competition and antitrust advisors, intellectual property and competition law world. The teacher is available for students who wish to organize groups for developing specific subjects of the course.

Syllabus

Syllabus: The course analyses different market structures: from economic competitive markets to monopoly situation. The core of the program lies on oligopoly models and strategic interactions. An important part is dedicated to anticompetitive strategies: limit Pricing and entry deterrence. Another important part of the course is vertical product differentiation: R &D , patents and Patent Policy. A particular focus will be on empirical applications of specific topics.

Short course description english flag

The course analyses different market structures: from economic competitive markets to monopoly situation. The core of the program lies on oligopoly models and strategic interactions. An important part is dedicated to anticompetitive strategies: limit Pricing and entry deterrence. Another important part of the course is vertical product differentiation: R &D , patents and Patent Policy. A particular focus will be on empirical applications of specific topics.

Readings: a. L. PEPALL-D. RICHARDS-G. NORMAN, Industrial Organization, Wiley 5th Edition
b. The slides, used by the teacher, are integral part of the references.

Prerequisites, exams and assessment

Examunico
Type of assessmentEsame
Assessmentvoto verbalizzato in trentesimi

Prerequisites, exams and assessment Pre-requisites
We suggest to look over to the basic microeconomic notions, namely demand and cost curves, even though we will refresh them extensively.

Assessment Method
A written exam, with questions regarding theory and exercises.
If the students are interested can develop small dissertations in groups about specific topics. The final score will be calculated as weighted average of the written examination and of the small dissertation.

Structure of the course

Scientific fields

  • SECS-P/06 - Economia applicata - Credits: 9
Activities

Lezioni: 60 hours

Teachers ' office hours

Teacher's office hours
TeacherOffice location
MARIA LETIZIA GIORGETTI , responsible for the coursegiovedì h 12.00-14.00. Il ricevimento del 31/3 è sospeso. Il docente riceve su appuntamento, tramite email, martedì 5/4 oppure giovedì7/4.aula 9- 2° piano via Conservatorio, 7