School of Economics and Finance

ECOM109 - Competition and Policy Regulations

Credits: 15

The topics covered in this course span a wide range of issues, from predatory pricing to cartel stability, and from the role of non-price competition to the evolution of high technology industries. The theoretical models introduced in the lectures will be applied in classes devoted to case studies of specific industries and to some antitrust court cases.

This course is delivered by Frontier Economics, one of Europe’s largest economics consultancies, and so also gives students an introduction to the world of economic consulting.

Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework