Author: Tom

Lecture 2: Basic oligopoly

In this lecture, we start with a game theory refresher, and then we move on to take a fresh look at Bertrand and Cournot oligopoly. View Lecture 2: Basic oligopoly on Scribd An alternative version of the above video is here.

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Lecture 1: Introduction to Industrial Organisation

In this lecture, I give a basic overview of IO, and we do some “revision” of demand curves, profits, welfare and monopoly. Lecture 1

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Here we go again! Welcome to the 2013 slides!

This year’s course will be very similar to the 2012 one, which you can see by clicking on the links on the left, below the title of this post. Again, the textbook is: Oz Shy: “Industrial organization: Theory and applications” (338.6 SHY) “Goldilocks” level difficulty (I hope). Alternative texts: Jean Tirole, “The Theory of Industrial […]

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Problem set 5

The final problem set of the semester, this time on auctions. Problem Set 5 by TomHolden

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Lecture 8: Auctions

In this lecture we examine different types of auctions, considerations in optimal auction design, and some examples of real world auctions. Lecture 8 Auctions

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