Production Economics

Lectures are based on the textbooks:

  1. Waldman D.E., and Jensen E.J. 2007. Industrial Organization: Theory and Practice. Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley

  2. Church J. and Ware R. 2000. Industrial Organization – A Strategic Approach. McGraw Hill Companies

  3. Illing G and Martin P. 2006. Industrial Organization and the Digital Economy. MIT Books.

Lecture 1: Electronic (E) Commerce
Lecture 2: Introduction to Industrial Organization
Lecture 3: The Firm and Its Costs
Lecture 4: Game Theory
Lecture 5: Oligopolies and Game Theory
Lecture 6: Market Structure and Barriers to Entry
Midterm Examination I
Lecture 7: Market Power
Lecture 8: Nonlinear Pricing and Price Discrimination
Lecture 9: Product Differentiation
Lecture 10: Research and Development
Lecture 11: Vertical Integration
Lecture 12: Regulation and Deregulation
Lecture 13: Course Essay
Midterm Examination II
Final Examination