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Topic 2: Basic oligopoly

In this topic, we start with a game theory refresher, and then we move on to take a fresh look at Bertrand and Cournot oligopoly. IO-2014-lecture-2.pdf Lecture: Class:

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Topic 1: Introduction to Industrial Organisation

In this topic, I give a basic overview of IO, and we do some “revision” of demand curves, profits, welfare and monopoly. IO-2015-16-topic-1.pdf Lecture: Class:

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Attaining proportional representation without giving up the constituency link

Traditional forms of proportional representation (PR) lead to one or more of the following undesirable features: large multi-member constituencies (undesirable as it leads to weaker ties to any particular MP, and because it inevitably results in very disparate regions being lumped in together), MPs without a constituency, or with a “regional” constituency that overlaps standard […]

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PhD Real Analysis for Economists, 2015

Below are the videos for the PhD Real Analysis for Economists course that I ran in January 2015. The textbook is Mathematical Analysis: A Straightforward Approach. Once you finish this textbook, I also recommend you read Introduction to Metric and Topological Spaces (Oxford Mathematics).

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Topic 7: Advertising

In this topic we examine different views on the mechanisms by which advertising works, examining the welfare consequences of advertising in each case. IO-2014-topic-7.pdf Lectures: Class:

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