INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION

ECO3IND

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Bugden

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ECO2CFC or ECO2MEC or ECO2MIT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects ECO21BUO

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIndustrial organizationPrescribedChurch & WareMCGRAW-HILL

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Bugden

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Three Hour Final Examination70
Two Hour Mid-Semester Examination30