Category: Industrial Organisation

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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Lecture 9: More on advertising

In this final lecture we look at a few more models of advertising. Lecture 9

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Mock end of term test

Below is the mock for the end of term test which will happen next week (week 10). As I said in the lecture, the final test will be identical except for different parameter values. It is supposed to go a bit beyond what we’ve covered in lectures, so don’t be scared if it seems confusing […]

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Lecture 8: Vertical differentiation and advertising

In this lecture we go through a model of vertical differentiation, then begin our final topic on advertising. Lecture 8

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