Regulation in Product Markets

Guest Instructor: 
Pio Baake (TU Berlin/DIW)
Robert Schmidt (HU Berlin)

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)
Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
European School of Management and Technology
Freie Universität Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin