Courses

Ec 2611   Industrial Organization II   [Spring 2019  - Course]
Meeting Time: Monday 12:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: Littauer Ctr M16 (FAS)
Description:  Application of industrial organization to problems of public policy. Applied analysis of antitrust policy, network industries, vertical relationships, auctions, and other topics depending on interest.Note: Students are urged to take Economics 2610 before Economics 2611.

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Ec 980W: Policy Options in Health Economics    [Spring 2019 - Course]
Meeting Time: Tuesday 12:45pm - 2:45pm
Location: Littauer Ctr M42 (FAS)
Description: The seminar will focus on policy issues in health economics. We will read papers on an assortment of policy options and formulate frameworks for analyzing their likely impacts on outcomes of interest. Examples include the analysis of mergers in hospital and insurance markets, the choice of capitation vs fee for service contracts and its impact on cost and quality of care, policy options for health insurance, and the re-structuring of health service providers. Where possible we will use data and do the analysis quantitatively. Some knowledge of microeconomic and statistical tools, particularly those related to industrial organization, will be helpful (a few of the needed techniques will be taught during the course). This is a Junior Tutorial.

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Ec 3009   Graduate Student Workshop in Industrial Organization    [2018-2019 - Graduate Research Meeting]
Meeting Time: Wednesday 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:  Littauer, North Yard, Room M-16
Course Description: Participants present their own research in progress in an informal setting. Open to doctoral students in economics who have passed their general examinations and are in the early stages of their dissertations.

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Ec 3109 Seminar in Industrial Organization   [2018-2019 - Seminar]
Meeting Time: Monday 3:00-4:30pm
Location: Littauer, North Yard, Room M-16
Course Description:  Invited scholars from other institutions present current research in the field in a seminar setting.