Advanced Industrial Organization

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM826A05
Vaknaam Advanced Industrial Organization
Niveau(s) master, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Advanced Industrial Organization
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Discuss the state-of-the-art in industrial organization theory.
2. Critically assess and evaluate current articles in leading journals in the field of Industrial Organization (RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization).
3. Compare the models that are used in this literature, and explain their differences.
4. Apply the game-theoretic tools that are used in this field.
5. Solve and analyze a number of complicated problems using such models.
6. Translate real-life competition issues into rigorous game-theoretic models that can be analyzed to generate new insights.
Omschrijving This course discusses the state of the art in Industrial Organization theory. Upon completion, the student will be able to critically assess and evaluate current articles in leading journals in this field. Topics that will be covered include price discrimination, auctions, consumer search, two-sided markets, advertising, switching costs, and bundling.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm gecombineerde hoor-/werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen, tussentoets(en)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. M.A. Haan
Docent(en) prof. dr. M.A. Haan
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Additional readings
Lecture notes Marco Haan
Entreevoorwaarden A course in game theory
Opmerkingen Info: Dr Marco Haan, tel: +31 (0)50 363 7327, email:
Secretary: Kimberley Vudinh,, room 5411.0734
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Courses open to Exchange Students (MSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (MSc) without limited access ) 1 semester I a keuze
DD MSc Finance - Lund University, Lund (1,5-jarig)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Lund) 2 semester I a keuzegroep
MSc Econometrics, Operations Research & Actuarial Studies/EORAS  (keuzevakken MSc EORAS) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Finance  (keuzevakken B MSc Finance) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Industrial Engineering and Management  (Optional management modules) - semester I a keuze