Economic Theory Tools for Competition Policy (6 hours)
This block will be taught by Juan-José Ganuza (UPF and Barcelona GSE). It will focus on the usefulness of game theory and industrial organization to develop and to understand the models of imperfect competition that are crucial in the modern economic analysis of competition policy.
Mergers and Abuse of Dominance (6 hours)
This block will be taught by Albert Banal (UPF and Barcelona GSE) and will focus on analyzing the anti-competitive strategies that can be used by incumbent firms to protect their market power (predatory pricing, discounts, etc.).
Applied Methods for the Economic Analysis of Competition Policy (8 hours)
This block will be taught by Christian Michel (UPF and Barcelona GSE). It will focus on methods and models specifically designed for the analysis of mergers, collusion, as well as horizontal and vertical agreements between companies.
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Last updated February 14, 2018