Economics, Industrial Organisation, Advanced Course, 7.5 Credits

The core of this course industrial organization theory; covering central aspects of firms' strategic choices on price structure, product and quality choice, marketing, investments and R&D; topics that also are central in design of public procurement, regulation, competition and consumer protection policy, etc. The basic models of game and oligopoly theory and principal-agent theory are analyzed and applied. Brief policy cases presented by the students will be discussed within the course.

Assessments: The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G1F)


Örebro University School of Business

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: Economics, basic course, 30 credits and successful completion of 15 credits from Economics, intermediate course, 30 credits.
In addition, successful completion of 18 credits in statistics at basic level including 6 credits on the course Data Mining and Business Analytics, Basic Course, 15 credits
Successful completion of 22 credits in statistics at basic level including Regression Analysis, basic course, 7.5 credits.

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: X2708