Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

ECON 620 002 (CRN: 26102)

INDUSTRIAL ORG & ENERGY SECTOR

Long Title: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND THE ENERGY SECTOR
Department: Economics
Instructor: Ore Monago, Tilsa G.
Meetings:
10:50AM - 12:05PM TR KRF 102 (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
11:00AM - 11:50AM W KRF 120 (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
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
Section Max Enrollment: 24
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 30-JUN-2022 8:28AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
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.