Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ECON 620 - INDUSTRIAL ORG & ENERGY SECTOR

Long Title: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND THE ENERGY SECTOR
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Energy Economics
Description: The course will discuss monopoly, oligopoly, and the underlying sources of monopoly power in energy industries and how the industries can be restructured to isolate the monopoly elements from the more competitive ones. Other topics include price discrimination, vertical control, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic behavior between firms.