EF4480 - Industrial Organization

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to introduce the basic tools of game theoretic analysis and microeconomic principles that are useful to study how firms compete with each other in markets and industries; and survey important topics in industrial organization, such as price discrimination, advertising strategy, research and development, collusion, and government regulation.

The course also encourages discovery learning in that students use game theoretic analysis and microeconomic principles to analyze topics related to industrial organization in real-life contexts.

The project presentation and examinations will reflect their accomplishment in discovery and innovation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


Useful Links

Department of Economics and Finance

Additional Information

Students who plan to take this course are recommended to take EF3442 instead of EF3440.