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Deviations from the competitive outcomes due to externalities, private information, imperfect competition, and missing markets. Policy solutions introduced conceptually and through real cases. Expert lectures on issues in specific sectors.

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in MyCourses
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    • Code: 31E99906

    • Target groups: MSc (not suitable for PhD students)

    • Credit points: 6

    • Code: 26017
    • Target groups: MSc (not suitable for PhD students)
    • Credit points: 6
    • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu
    • Code: no equivalent code
      • can be included in module can be included in module ECOM-600 Career Orientation Studies (5 - 15 cr)
    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc (not suitable for PhD students)
    • Credit points: 6
    • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu
    • Not suitable for PhD students

This class has the objective of developing microeconomic theory for policymaking and market design. The material is applied to policy cases including regulations in telecommunication, competition law, insurance markets, environmental problems, patents and intellectual property, and market designs for the energy sector.  The students learn the basic conceptual motivations for policy designs, become familiar with the main policy questions in the sectors considered, and acquire analytical and reporting skills.