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Empirical Industrial Organization


This course concerns empirical analysis of firms and markets, with a strong leaning towards modern applied microeconometric techniques. The course teaches these techniques and their applications to major issues. We also go through other empirical cases from the industrial organization literature and discuss the empirical methods uses for analyzing different industrial organization issues. Such issues include the relationship between market structure and firm profitability, product differentiation, entry and market structure, innovation, and mergers.

Course content

  • Empirical strategies in applied microeconomics
  • Implementation of empirical strategies in statistical software
  • Key scientific studies in empirical industrial organization.


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