Regulation in Product Markets

Guest Instructor: 
Pio Baake (TU Berlin/DIW)
Robert Schmidt (HU Berlin)
Time I: 
Friday,
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Straße 1, Room 22
Description: 

The objective of the course is twofold. First, it familiarizes students with the most standard results and standard analyses of regulation in product markets. The course addresses, in particular, regulatory issues due to market power and concentrates on monopoly, merger regulation and anti-trust. Second, the course discusses regulatory issues that are directly related to the research themes of the doctoral program, in particular environmental regulation and regulation in vertical relationships.

 
Course Outline:
I. Antitrust and Merger Regulation (Bester)
II. Price and Monopoly Regulation (Strausz)
III. Regulation in Vertical Markets (Baake)
IV. Environmental Regulation (Schmidt)
 
Literature:
see RTG website
 
Exam:
written exam (90 min)
Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Fall 2012
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin