Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS FINANCE
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
ECONOMICS (SECS-P/01)
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Course description

The course aims is to provide the tools for the analysis of imperfectly competitive markets and for understanding the economic motivations of antitrust interventions

Prerequisites

Microeconomics, Mathematical economics

Syllabus

0) Game Theory and basic oligopoly models (Bertrand, Cournot, Hotelling) (MM Ch. 9; T various chapters + appendix, O various chapters)
1) Competition Policy (MM Ch. 1)
2) Sequential Games and applications (Stackelberg, Free entry in Bertrand and Cournot models, Localization and prices in Hotelling model) (T various chapters + appendix, O various chapters, Lecture notes, Mas-Colell, Whinston e Green, Microeconomic Theory, Ch 12, section C)
3) Collusion (MM Ch. 4; Lecture notes, Ch 14 O, Mas-Colell, Whinston e Green, Microeconomic Theory, Ch 12, section D)
4) Predatory Pricing: Entry barriers: Dixit-Spence model; Milgrom and Roberts limit price model (MM Ch. 4, T, Lecture notes, Mas-Colell, Whinston e Green, Microeconomic Theory, Ch 12, Appendix B; Bagwell e Wolinsky, Game Theory and Industrial Organization, 2002).

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

M.Motta, Competition Policy Theory and Practice, CUP, 2004 (MM)

For an introduction to Industrial Organization: J, Tirole, The Theory of Industrial Organization, MIT Press, 1988 (T),

For an introduction to Game Theory: M.Osborne “An Introduction to Game Theory, Oxford University Press, 2004 (O)

Learning assessment

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Mutuazioni

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