Course Detail

Advanced Industrial Organization I (33921)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Syverson, Chad
  • Content
    This is the first course in a Chicago Booth sequence with one or more IO topics courses in the Department of Economics. The class is for PhD students. The sequence covers recent theoretical and empirical approaches in several topics. This course focuses on productivity and industry evolution, advertising and search, product differentiation, vertical relationships, and strategic behavior.
  • Prerequisites
    Solid background in microeconomics (e.g., Business 33001, 33101, or Economics 30000, 30100, or 30200) and preferably econometrics at the PhD level. PhD students only. BUSN 33921=ECON 40101
    • PhD - students only

  • Materials
    Carlton and Perloff, Modern Industrial Organization; Tirole, The Theory of Industrial Organization; reading list to be distributed in class.
  • Grades
    Students should plan to take all three quarters of this course and hopefully any additional IO topics offered. No provisional grades.
  • Syllabus
  • Autumn 2022Section: 33921-50TH 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC04In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 8 2022