Industrial Organisation (ECOS3005)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study examines the nature of inter-firm rivalry in industries with market power. It explores the various ways in which firms can increase their market power by: extracting more surplus from consumers, by colluding with rivals or by excluding entrants. The unit also analyses the international competitiveness of industries in the context of industry assistance and the prevalence of foreign multinationals. Competition policy is also discussed.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/fortnight
Mid-semester test (35%), problem sets (5%) and 2hr Final exam (60%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECOS2901 or ECON2901
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.