Module 1: Pricing Behavior
Module 2: Monopoly & Welfare Loss
Module 3: Natural Monopolies
Module 4: Price Fixing
Module 5: Welfare Analysis of Horizontal Mergers
Module 6: Mergers in a Dynamic World
Module 7: DOJ / FTC Merger Guidelines
Module 8: Exclusionary Vertical Contracts: Introduction
Module 9: Competing for Exclusive Vertical Contracts
Module 10: Procompetitive Justifications for Exclusive Contracts
Module 11: Innovation & Patents
Module 12: Antitrust in Innovative Industries
Chi (Date: Nov. 5): Athey, Bagwell and Sanchirico, (2004), "Collusion and Price Rigidity", Review of Economic Studies.
Arthur, Phil and Bruno (Date: Nov. 10): Armstrong and Sappington, (2004), "Recent Developments in the Theory of Regulation", in Handbook of Industrial Organization, eds. Armstrong and Porter [Slides].
Rong-Chen (Date: Nov. 18): Nocke and Whinston, (2013), "Merger Policy with Merger Choice", American Economic Review [Slides].
Sanghoon and Zsolt: (Date: Dec. 3): Segal and Whinston, (2000), "Robust Predictions for Bilateral Contracting with Externalities", Econometrica.
Macy (Siyi) and Chenlu: (Date: Dec. 3): Martimont, (1996), "Exclusive Dealing, Common Agency, and Multiprincipal Incentive Theory", RAND Journal of Economics.
Richard (Date: Dec. 10): Grossman and Hart, (1986), "The Costs and Benefits of Ownership: A Theory of Vertical and Lateral Integration", Journal of Political Economy.
Andy and Lingfeng (Date: Dec. 10): Segal and Whinston, (2010), "Property Rights", in The Handbook of Organizational Economics, eds. Gibbons and Roberts.