8289 - INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS AND COMPETITION POLICY
MM-LS - AFC-LS - CLAPI-LS - CLEFIN-LS - CLELI-LS - DES-LS - CLG-LS - M-LS - IM-LS - ACME-LS - EMIT-LS
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
The course aims at equipping students with tools to interpret the economics of competition policy intervention. Moreover, the course compares the Italian, the European and the approach to anti-trust policy, and it discusses prominent Italian and international anti-trust cases.
- Competition policy: history, objective, and the norms
- Market power and welfare: introduction
- Market definition and the assessment of market power
- Collusion and horizontal agreements
- Horizontal mergers
- Vertical restraints and vertical mergers
- Predation, monopolization and other abusive practices
- State Aids
- International competition policy
The exam will be in written form.
Students may take the exam either in two parts: a 1st partial exam and a 2nd partial exam, or as one general exam at the end of the course.
M. MOTTA, Competition Policy. Theory and Practice, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, last edition.