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Economic approch for analyzing strategic interactions between firms, basic workhorse models of competition, introduction to auction theory with emphasis on online advertisement auctions, and preliminaries of network effects and platform economics. Practical applications are used to illustrate how digital and online markets are different, what economic theories are behind successful online platforms and where policy interventions might be required.

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in MyCourses
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    • Code: ECON-C5100

    • Target groups: BSc

    • Credit points: 6

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: BSc

    • Credit points: 6

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: BSc

    • Credit points: 6

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

At the end of the course the student has learned how economics can be used to understand and analyze firm decisions and strategies in modern market places, such as online and digital markets.