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About the course
The course on Competition highlights the main economics basis of competition behaviours and developments with a strong emphasis on the Digital Economy features such as for example the price setting algorithms or the impact of the sharing economy on the markets (Uber, Airbnb, etc.). The course scrutinizes the competition patterns in digital markets as well as the competition patterns in digital networks and platforms.
What to expect
Economic fundamentals of competition * Definition of the relevant markets * Economic basis of competition policy * Competition, industrial policy & Covid-19
Firms behaviors fundamentals affecting competition * Horizontal agreements * Vertical restraints * Abuse of dominant position * Mergers and acquisitions
Competition fundamentals in the digital economy * Competition patterns in digital networks and platforms (eg. Google) * Disruptive new market entrants of the sharing economy (eg. Uber, Airbnb)
Philippe Gugler is Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He holds the Chair of Economic and Social Policy and is Project-leader on investment policies within the NCCR (national competence center on research) International Trade located a...
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