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: Note that in my rush to get through those Bertrand examples, I may have slightly mislead you about the fourth and fifth ones. To recall, the fourth one […]

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Jean Tirole wins the 2014 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Tirole has made many huge contributions to the field of Industrial Organisation that we’re studying this semester. I know I’m a bit late on this as I’ve been away, but here’s a nice summary of why Tirole deserved to win the prize. We’ll be seeing some of his work later in the Industrial Organisation course, […]

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Facebook Page

This Industrial Organisation Course now has a Facebook page here. Follow the page to get updates when new slides are released.

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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-2014-lecture-1.pdf Lecture: Class:

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Welcome to the 2014 Industrial Organisation site

This year’s course will be very similar to the 2013 and 2012 ones, which you can see by clicking on the links on the right, or at the top. In previous years, I have shared the slides on scribd.com, but for some reason, that site is no longer allowing people to download. Thus for your […]

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