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ECON6905: Topics in Industrial Organisation

This unit of study is designed to provide an understanding of some of the current developments in the field of industrial organisation. The focus is both on theoretical understanding and practical application. A central aim of this unit of study is to enable students to undertake further theoretical or empirical research in the area of industrial organisation.

Code ECON6905
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(ECON6001 or ECON6701) and (ECON6002 or ECON6702) and (ECON6003 or ECON6703) and (ECMT6002 or ECMT6702)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the ideas of microeconomic theory that underpin models of industrial organisation.
  • LO2. demonstrate a formal and intuitive understanding of the results generated by these microeconomic and industrial organisation theories and how they relate to underlying assumptions.
  • LO3. apply the fundamental microeconomic principles to diverse problems in industrial organisation, related policies, to novel contexts, and to independent research.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.