Industrial Organization 2015-16

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.

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 c...

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.