In this course we cover issues the microeconomics of firm behavior and market structure in detail. Game theory is used as the unifying concept for analyzing imperfectly competitive markets. The objective of this course is to expose students to the core theory of industrial organization. The course should help students to depend their understanding of the economics of firm behavior and the market structure, and develop analytical skills necessary to understand IO theory and apply it to real-world issues. The course will be useful for students entering the world of business/policy or considering further study of economics at the graduate level.A complete syllabus for the class is here.
Topic 01: Course Outline
Topic 02: Production
Topic 03: Costs
August 26: First class is on Tuesday August 29 at 1:30 in Huntsman Hall 180. See you there.
John P. Gilbert >