European Competition Policy
Time and place
Due to the current situation, the start of the semester is postponed until 28.10.2020. There will be online-teaching until further notice.
Please make sure that you register for both the lecture and the tutorial on UNISONO for material and recent updates.
28.10.2020 - 10.02.2021,
Holidays: 23.12. und 30.12.
Thursdays, 14:00 - 16:00
05.11.2020 - 11.02.2021
Holidays: 24.12. und 31.12.
Slides and problem sets are available via UNISONO if you are registered for the course. Slides cover all relevant material but will not be sufficient to pass the course
This course has ... Credit Points.
2.What is Economics about?
5.Perfect Competition and Monopoly
6.Monopsony, Oligopoly, Monopolistic Competition, Oligopsony and public policies in theory
7.Market Power in Indonesia
8.Competition Policy, History, Objectives, Laws
9.Competition Policy in EU
10.Collusion and horizontal agreements
12.Vertical restraints and vertical mergers
13.Predations, monopolisation, and other abusive practices
Course materials will be provided via UNISONO.
1.Varian (2014): Intermediate Economics, 9th Edition. (“Varian”)
2.Samuelson and Nordhaus (2010): Economics, 19th Edition. (“S+N”)
3.Hill and Myatt (2010): The Economics Anti-Textbook. A critical thinker’s guide to Microeconomics. (“H+M”)
4.Keen (2011): Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition. The Naked Emperor Dethroned? (“Keen”)
5.Howards et. al. (2015): Economics. An Introduction to Traditional and Progressive Views. 7th edition. (“Howards”)
Market Power in practice:
6.Kopp and Sexton. „Farmers, Traders, and Processors: Buyer Market Power and Double Marginalization in Indonesia“. 7.American Journal of Agricultural Economics (forthcoming)
8.Motta (2004): Competition Policy: Theory and Practice. (“Motta”)
There will be reading material available for each session.