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wir932 - International Regulatory and Competition Policy (Complete module description)
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Module label International Regulatory and Competition Policy
Module code wir932
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Basismodule
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule UF - VWL
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Additional Modules
Responsible persons
Huse, Cristian (Module responsibility)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The aim of the course is to acquire an understanding of key issues of competition theory and competition policy. This comprises the fundamentals of industrial economics, the tradeoff between market power and efficiency, and the practice of competition policy in Europe.
Module contents
The module consists of two courses. Course A deals with the theory of monopoly, the theory of oligopoly, cartels and market entry and the welfare analysis of market structure. Course B deals with topics in international regulatory and competition policy, especially monopoly regulation, economies of scale vs. market power in transnational markets, aims and instruments of European regulatory and competition policy.
Reader's advisory
Massimo Motta: Competition policy: theory and practice Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level ---
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung und Seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 28
Course or seminar
4 WiSe 56
Total time of attendance for the module 84 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
By the end of the lecture period
Portfolio comprising 2 short written tests (20 minutes each) and the presentation of an essay.