34504 - Topics in Microeconomics

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Academic Year 2020/2021

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will have acquired knowledge of specific advanced topics in microeconomics and the ability to develop critical and original views on the issues covered in the course.

Course contents

Horizontal mergers

Vertical relations and exclusive contracts

Economics of innovation


J. Tirole, The Theory of Industrial Organization, MIT Press

Teaching methods


Assessment methods

Presentation of a recent article, chosen among a list given by the module leader, and preparation of a written report on the article

Teaching tools

Further references will be provided during the lectures

Office hours

See the website of Vincenzo Denicolò