Teaching Material

Topic 1: The Welfare Economics of Market Power (C&W Ch. 2)

Topic 2: Market Power and Dominant Firms (C&W Ch. 4)

Topic 3: Non-Linear Pricing and Price Discrimination (C&W Ch. 5)

Topic 4: Product Differentiation (C&W Ch. 11)

Topic 5: Identifying and Measuring Market Power (C&W Ch. 12)

Topic 6: Static Model of Oligopoly (C&W Ch. 8)

Topic 7: Dynamic Models of Oligopoly and Collusion (C&W Ch. 10)

  • See my Game Theory Lecture notes here (The infinitely repeated Bertrand duopoly)
  • Topic 6 Lecture slides (The infinitely repeated Cournot duopoly)

Oligopolistic markets and market dominance:

Additional material on collusion:

Topic 8: Entry Deterrence (C&W Ch. 14)

Main reference: Section 8.2 in J. Tirole, The Theory of Industrial Organization, MIT Press, 1988.

Charlie Brown and the value commitment:

Topic 9: Predation (C&W Ch. 21)

Topic 10: Auctions



Problem set 1: Part II – PS1

Problem set 2: Part II – PS2

Problem set 3: Part II – PS3

Problem set 4: Part II – PS4

Problem set 5: Part II – PS5

Mock exam questions: Mock exam – Part II