|Module label||International Regulatory and Competition Policy|
|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Faculty/Institute||Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)|
|Used in course of study||
|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.
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.
Massimo Motta: Competition policy: theory and practice Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004.
|Language of instruction||English|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
|Modulart||je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht|
|Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program||Vorlesung und Seminar|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload attendance|
|Course or seminar||4.00||WiSe||56 h|
|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.