Module Identifier EC31610  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Mr Dennis Thomas  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite Either (EC31310, EC31410 and EC31510) or (EC30230)  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   4 Hours  
Assessment Exam   1.5 Hours   80%  
  Course work   Essay   20%  

This module treats the interaction of firms within an industry and examines the relationships between structural chracteristics and various aspects of performance. Theoretical analysis is supported by empirical evidence, with students encouraged to supplement this with observations on current issues (particularly in a European context).

Learning outcomes
On completing this module students will:

Module outline
The current year's module outline can be found via The School's website

Reading Lists
S Davies and B Lyons (et al). (1991) Economics of Industrial Organisation. Longman
P R Ferguson and G J Ferguson. (1994) Industrial Economics: Issues and Perspectives. 2nd. Macmillan
K D George, C Joll and E L Lynk. (1992) Industrial Organisation. 4th. Routledge
D A Hay and D J Morris. (1994) Industrial Economics and Organisation. 2nd. OUP
D Jacobson and B Andreosso-O'Callaghan. (1996) Industrial Economics and Organisation: A European Perspective. McGraw-Hill
R Stead, P Curwen and K Lawler. (1996) Industrial Economics: Theory, Applications and Policy. McGraw-Hill