20291 - INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS AND COMPETITION POLICY
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLAPI - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT
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 Aid.
The exam is in written form.
M. MOTTA, Competition Policy. Theory and Practice, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, last edition.