Industrial Economics

The object of analysis in this course is the strategic interaction between firms on markets and the implications for consumer welfare and firm profits.  Central concepts are market power and market structure and how these are affected by exogenous changes in demand, technology, and institutional constraints.  The course Industrial Economics (download pdf 1 MB) emphasizes the analysis and evaluation of policy intervention using comparative statics analysis, regression analysis, and program evaluation methods.

The course will take place from 27th November to 1st December 2017 at the University of Antwerp (see practical information). 

Course coordinator

Jo Reynaerts obtained his PhD from KU Leuven in 2011 with a dissertation on discrete choice analysis. His research interests are located at the intersection of Industrial Organization, Transport Economics, and Program Evaluation.