iopl1001ed4 - PRN ch 12, 13. (skip section 12.2.2 and 13.2,...

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Plan of Lectures: Industrial Organization (2010) (Note, this plan is for the 4 th edition of PRN) Introductory Remarks: ½ Lecture PRN ch 1, 2 Market Structure and Technology ½ Lecture Market structure, technology, traditional measures, Firm size structure, Statistics PRN ch. 3, 4 (Extensive reading: 3.3, 4.5) Price Discrimination under Monopoly 1 ½ Lecture 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd degree of price discrimination, non-linear pricing PRN ch 5, 6 Product Variety and Quality under Monopoly 2½ Lectures Horizontal and Vertical product differentiation PRN ch 7 (Extensive reading: 7.6) Bundling and Tie-In Sales 1½ Lecture Bundling and price discrimination, Required tie-in PRN ch 8 Oligopoly – Static and Dynamic Games 2½ Lectures Cournot, Bertrand, Stackelberg, Product differentiation PRN ch 9, 10, 11 (Extensive reading: 10.5) Predatory Conduct 1 Lecture Market entry, Credibility, Public policy
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Unformatted text preview: PRN ch 12, 13. (skip section 12.2.2 and 13.2, Extensive reading: 13.5). Collusion Repeated Games 1 Lecture Finite and Infinite Time horizon, Collusion in practice PRN ch 14, 15. (Skip algebra in 15.2, Extensive reading: 14.4, 15.6) Mergers 1 Lecture Horizontal, Vertical, Conglomerate, Public Policy PRN ch 16, 17. (skip algebra in section 16.3, 16.4.1 Extensive reading: 16.6, 17.6) Vertical Restraints 1 Lectures Price restraints, Nonprice restraints. PRN ch 18, 19. (skip algebra in section 18.4, 19.5 Extensive reading: 19.6) Research and Development 2 Lectures Market structure and innovation, Patent races, Patent length PRN ch 22, 23. (skip: 22.5, algebra in 23.3 Extensive reading: 22.6, 23.6, 23.7) Literature PRN - Pepall, L., D. Richards and G. Norman, Industrial Organization: contemporary theory and empirical applications. Blackwell Publishing, 4 rd ed, 2008....
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