F09syl467 - Economics 467 International Industrial...

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Economics 467 International Industrial Organizations Fall 2009 Maria Muniagurria e-mail: munia@ssc.wisc.edu 7424 Social Science Office Hours : Tu: 4-5 pm Phone: 263-3865 Th: 1-2 pm Teaching Assistant: Camila Casas 7310 Social Science Phone: 263-2327 Email: casas2@wisc.edu Course Description: This course will focus on the links between firms and international trade.We will study theoretical models, evaluate the effects of government policies and look at both aggregate empirical evidence and case studies. Intermediate Microeconomics (Econ 301) is a prerequisite for the course. E-mail and WEB Page The class will be put on an electronic mailing list. This allows distribution of announcements and class related information to everyone. Please check your E-mail regularly ( this is mandatory) . The Web page for our class: http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~munia/467/ Grading: Grading will be on the basis of three exams (non cumulative) and several homework assignments. NO LATE homework will be accepted. There will be NO FINAL EXAM . The dates and weighting will be: W e i g h t Date / Dates Exam 1 31 % Thursday October 8 Exam 2 31 % Tuesday Nov 10 Exam 3 31 % Tuesday Dec 15 (last day of classes) Homework 7 % TBA Readings (1) We will be using chapters from International Trade and Industrial Organization books (e-reserves or other) and papers (e-reserves or web page links). (2) Case Studies from Harvard Business School (instructions for online purchase will be sent via email). (3) Additional readings and handouts (web page and links/ e reserves). The e-reserves will be at the Social Science Reference Library. You can access them through My UW Portal. Part A: Theory, Empirical Evidence and Government Policies I Introduction Overview of traditional Trade Theory II Game Theory Shy: Ch.2 (e-reserves) Game Theory I and II: Chap. 7 and Ch. 9, Church, J and Ware, R: Industrial Organization: http://homepages.ucalgary.ca/~jrchurch/page4/page5/files/PostedIOSA.pdf III Oligopoly Theory: Classic and Dynamic Models , Collusion Carlton and Perloff: Ch. 6 (e-reserves). Classic Models of Oligopoly: Ch. 8 ,Church, J and Ware, R: Industrial Organization: http://homepages.ucalgary.ca/~jrchurch/page4/page5/files/PostedIOSA.pdf
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IV Strategic Trade Carlton and Perloff: Ch. 18 (pages 590-600) (e-reserves). Collision Course in Comercial Aircraft: Boeing-Airbus-McDonnell Douglass HBS 9-391-106. Airbus vs Boeing Revisited: International Competition in the Aircraft Market,
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