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COURSE SCHEDULE AND MESSAGES
Week
Week 0

SEPT 6
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Week 1SEPT 11 Lecture 1- Introduction and a review of perfect competition versus monopoly

SEPT 13
Week 2SEPT 18

SEPT 20Lecture 2. Efficiency
Week 3SEPT 25Lecture 3. Market Structure and Market Power

SEPT 27Lecture 4. Technology and Costs
Week 4OCT 2MIDTERM I

OCT 4Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees, Fall semester. No tuition fees are refunded for courses dropped after this date.
Week 5OCT 9 NO CLASSES

OCT 11 Lecture 5. Monopoly Pricing
Week 6OCT 16 Lecture 6
Additional topics on monopoly  (ignore "multiplant monopolist" sections)

Lecture 7 Product variety, price discrimination and spatial models

OCT 18 Lecture 8. Commodity bundling and tie-in sales
Week 7OCT 23 Lecture 9. Static Games and the Cournot Model

OCT 25 Lecture 10. The Bertrand Model
Week 8OCT 30

NOV 1Lecture 11. Dynamic games and First and Second Movers (The Stackelberg Model)Some competition policy enforcement in the news
Week 9NOV 6Lecture 12. Limit Pricing and Entry Deterrence

Lecture 13. Dynamic strategic interaction and credible commitment
Extra notes (not covered in class or tests):  Lecture 13. Further issues on predatory conduct

NOV 8 MIDTERM II
Week 10NOV 13NO CLASSES

NOV 15Lecture 14.Collusion (I)
NOV 17CLASS , following the Monday schedule
Week 11NOV 20Lecture 14.Collusion (II)

NOV 22
Week 12NOV 27

NOV 29CLASSES END
Final exam

Contact me:

rmartinezesp at mun.ca

Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira

Department of Economics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St John’s

Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 5S7
CANADA

Tel:    1-709-864-3676
FAX: 1-709-864-2094




  

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