Category: Industrial Organisation

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-2016-17-topic-1.pdf Lecture: Class:

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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 (OLD AT PRESENT): Class (OLD AT PRESENT):

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Topic 6: Product differentiation

In this topic we analyse horizontal product differentiation models, which are models in which consumers value variety in consumption, or in which different consumers prefer different goods. IO-2014-topic-6.pdf Lecture: Class:

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Topic 5: Price discrimination and nonlinear pricing

In this topic, we look at the different varieties of price discrimination which monopolists may perform. IO-2015-16-topic-5.pdf Lecture: Class:

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