Nov 16, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
    
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ECO 329 - Industrial Organization

Three Credits
Spring Semester

Analysis of industries with varying degrees of monopoly power and influence: monopolies, cartels, oligopolies, monopolistic competition, and dominant firms.  Firm strategies and likely outcomes, under both collusive arrangements and competitive pressures.  Policy implications like antitrust and regulation.  Effects of asymmetrically held information - how parties with information try to use it, those lacking information respond.

 

Prerequisite(s): ECO 176  and ECO 178  (or their corresponding First-Year Seminar equivalents), and one Statistical Reasoning course.