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School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Course unit
INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS
EPP6077398, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
EP2422, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track ECONOMICS [002PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS
Website of the academic structure http://www.economia.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/economia/course/view.php?idnumber=2018-EP2422-002PD-2017-EPP6077398-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge FABIO MANENTI SECS-P/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/01 Political Economy 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 Commissione AA 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 MANENTI FABIO (Presidente)
GRECO LUCIANO GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
VALBONESI PAOLA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: The purpose of this course is to offer an up-to-date and rigorous presentation of modern industrial organisation by blending theories with real-world applications and by deriving implications for firm strategy and competition policy.
Target skills and knowledge: At the end of the course students are expected to be able to:
- analyse theoretical models of strategic interaction in markets.
- apply game theoretic concepts to models of firm decision making.
- formulate theoretical models that capture assumptions made.
Examination methods: Written exam made of essays and exercises
Assessment criteria: Details to be announced at the beginning of the course
Course unit contents: - Static imperfect competition
- Dynamic aspects of imperfect competition
- Product differentiation
- Advertising
- Mergers
- Consumer inertia: search costs and switching costs
- Vertical relations
- Economics of innovation - intellectual property in the digital economy
- Digital markets
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Presentation of mathematical models by teacher and exercises.

Students presentations and class discussions.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Details to be announced at the beginning of the course
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Belleflamme P. and Peitz M., Industrial Organization Markets and Strategies. --: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Gender Equality Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure