This course concerns the empirical analysis of firms and markets. The course first covers modern applied microeconometric techniques and causal inference applied to the analysis of markets and firms. Subsequently, it introduces structural models of demand and supply of differentiated goods, discusses the estimation of these models and their application to counterfactual analysis – such as simulation of the effects of mergers and acquisitions, introduction of new products, product differentiation, collusion, entry and exit of firms and taxation on market outcomes.
- Empirical strategies in applied microeconomics
- Implementation of empirical strategies in statistical software
- Key scientific studies in empirical industrial organization.
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