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Credit points: 15
In Industrial Organisation students study firm behaviour, market structure and performance, and government regulation. The basic questions the subject covers are: How are companies organised? How do they make pricing and other strategic decisions? Is a more competitive market better than a more monopolistic market? How can government regulation reduce the harmful effects of non-competitive behaviour of companies? The subject emphasises the application of economic theory to business problems.
SchoolLa Trobe Business School
Subject Co-ordinatorJames Bugden
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites ECO2CFC or ECO2MEC or ECO2MIT
Equivalent subjects ECO21BUO
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Industrial organization||Prescribed||Church & Ware||MCGRAW-HILL|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. analyse game-theoretic models as it applies to economic contexts.
02. engage effectively in discussions of market regulation and market power as it applies to the Australian economy.
03. confidently identify and classify market structures as it applies to different industries.
04. demonstrate the ability to apply models of industry behaviour as it applies to different industries.
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