ECON 458

Competition Economics II

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Applies modern tools from industrial organization and game theory to analyze specific industries, and reviews evidence from empirical studies of firm conduct. Discusses research methods used to conduct empirical analysis of the models of imperfect competition. Additional topics may include pricing strategies, market power, collusion, entry, innovation and advertising.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 458, ECON 485 (if taken in the same topic).

Pre- or Co-requisites:


Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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