Imperfect Competition

ECON
157
Instructors
Cuesta, J. (PI)
Yi, L. (TA)
Rosenberg, A. (TA)
Section Number
1
The interaction between firms and consumers in markets that fall outside the benchmark competitive model. How firms acquire and exploit market power. Game theory and information economics to analyze how firms interact strategically. Topics include monopoly, price discrimination, advertising, oligopoly pricing, product differentiation, collusion and cartel behaviour, and anti competitive behavior. Sources include theoretical models, real-world examples, and empirical papers. Prerequisite: ECON 51 (Public Policy majors may take PUBLPOL 51 as a substitute for ECON 51).
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-SI
Units
5
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Legal and Regulatory Intervention - Gateway
Law and the Legal System
Advanced Policy Analysis
Academic Year
Quarter
Autumn
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
3:30 PM
Location
Thornt110