ECON9826 – Topics in Industrial Economics

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Course content

Subtitle spring 2018: "The Theory of Collusion and Cartels"


This topics course will include topics within industrial economics or neighboring Fields.

The focus will be on Strategic interaction.

Both theoretical and empirical approaches will be studied.

The course content will vary from year to year.


This course is offered to PhD candidates at the Department of Economics.  Other candidates admitted to a PhD program may apply to take the course. 

Application deadline: May 7, 2018



The course will consist of 14 hours of lectures.


Take home exam

Language of examination

The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

It is recommended to request an explanation of your grade before you decide to appeal.



The deadline to request an explanation is one week after the grade is published. For oral and practical examinations, the deadline is immediately after you have received your grade.

The explanation should normally be given within two weeks after you have asked for it. The examiner decides whether the explanation is to be given in writing or verbally.

Special examination arrangements

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Facts about this course






Spring 2018

May 14.-16, 2018


Spring 2018

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