Theory of imperfect competition

Winter 2015/16

ECTS: 4 ECTS Punkte (2 Stunden) in Economics Bachelor.


Lectures: Mondays from Oct. 5, 2015 to Jan. 18, 2016 at 8.00-9.30 in seminar room 16, 3rd. floor.

Final exam: Monday Jan. 25, 2016 at 8.00-9.30 in lecture room 17, 2nd. floor.

Registration: Online registration.

Prerequisites: Microeconomics and game theory.

Content: The following topics will be addressed in a series of exercise sheets:

Objectives: Students get training on special topics in industrial organization. The course is intended to complement the microeconomics and game theory lectures of the Bachelor curriculum in Economics.

Methods: Basic calculus tools of microeconomic analysis and game theory.

Grading: Students will be assigned a problem to solve and present in class. At the end of the semester there will be a final exam covering all the contents of the course. The grade will correspond to the sum of points in the assignment (up to 20 points), class presentation (up to 30 points) and final exam (up to 50 points). Students are required 50 out of a 100 points to pass the class.


Materials: Students can access class materials in the Moodle site for this course.