Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar in Industrial Organizations

Course Number: 47871

This course provides a graduate level introduction to empirical Industrial Organization. It is designed to provide a broad introduction to topics and industries that current researchers are studying as well as to expose students to a wide variety of techniques. It will start the process of preparing economics Ph.D. students to conduct thesis research in the area, and may also be of interest to doctoral students in other fields. We will discuss estimation and applications of several broad classes of models:

1. Economics Models of Demand Estimations
2. Estimation of Production Function
3. Static Games of Imperfect Competition
4. Dynamic Games of Imperfect Competition

Degree: PhD
Concentration: Economics
Academic Year: 2019-2020
Semester(s): Mini 4
Required/Elective: Elective
Units: 6

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk