Industrial Organisation

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Industrial Organisation

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Before taking this module you must pass:

    Intermediate Microeconomics (ECNU211)

    and Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECNU212)

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The module deals with the workings of markets and industries, in particular the way firms compete with each other when markets are characterised by imperfect competition. Students learn to analyse the decisions that firms make and whether the government can and should intervene with regard to these decisions. Students will understand concepts such as market power, market entry and market exit, and the role of innovations.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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