Assegnato al Corso di Studio
This course is organised in two modules. The first one (corresponding to a 5 credit course which can be attended in the first semester separately from the other module) aims at providing the basic tools and concepts for the analysis of firms’ behaviour and performance within and across industries. The main characteristics and evolution of Italy’s industrial system will also be overviewed. The second module will be offered in the second semester and will go deeper into the analysis of topics of industrial organisation and industrial policy, with specific reference to the role of technical change and internationalisation in the evolution of industries.
First module (first semester)
o The structure and characteristics of Italian industry
o Monopoly and regulation
o Oligopoly, market structure and market power
o Strategic behaviour: price discrimination, deterrence, predation and cooperation
o Market structure and innovation
Second module (second semester)
o Innovation and industrial dynamics
o Internationalisation and the evolution of industries
o Sectoral patterns of firm behaviour
o Antitrust and competition policies
o Industrial policies for innovation and structural change
Modalità Didattiche, Obblighi, Testi di Studio e Modalità di Accertamento
- Modalità didattiche
Lectures in Italian. In the case that international students attend the course, arrangements can be made with the course instructor for meetings to assist English-speaking students in their exam preparation.
- Testi di studio
- Module 1: Cabral L. (2000) Introduction to Industrial Organization, MIT Press, EXCEPT Ch. 4, 6, 11, 13, 17
- Module 2: Additional readings in English will have to be agreed upon with the course instructor
- Modalità di
Separate exams can be given, and credits can be obtained, for module 1 and module 2. Oral examination (either in Italian or in English) . A paper can be discussed in English as part of module 2.
|« torna indietro||Ultimo aggiornamento: 18/07/2007|