EMPIRICAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION

(Undergraduate)

ECO 310: Fall 2018

SYLLABUS

Week 1: Introduction to Empirical IO. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 1: Introduction

Slides Lecture 1b: Econometrics Review

Aguirregabiria book project: Chapter 1

Reiss & Wolak - 2007

Week 2: Production Functions. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 2: Production Function

Aguirregabiria book project: Chapter 3

Aguirregabiria & Slade (CJE 2017)

Week 2: Tutorial - Introduction to STATA

Tutorial Week 2 Intro to STATA

Blundell & Bond Production Function Data (STATA dataset)

Week 3: Production Functions [2]. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 3: Production Function

Grilliches & Mairesse (1995)

Week 4: Production Functions [3]. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 4: Production Function

Ackerberg, Benkard, Berry, & Pakes (2007)

Week 4: Tutorial Estimation of Production Functions

Tutorial Week 4 (PDF)

Tutorial Week 4 (do file)

Week 4: Problem Set #1

Problem Set # 1: Solution

Week 5: Demand Systems. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 5: Demand Systems

Aguirregabiria book project: Chapter 2

Week 6: Demand Systems [2]. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 6: Demand Systems [2]

Berry (RAND 1994)

Reiss & Wolak (2007)

Week 6: Tutorial Introduction to demand data

Week 6 Tutorial notes (PDF)

Frank Verbovens dataset on automobiles in Europe

Brenkers & Verboven (JEEA)

Week 7: Demand Systems [3]. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 7: Demand Systems [3]

Nevo (Econometrica 2001)

Berry Levinsohn Pakes (Econometrica 1995)

Week 8: Price and Quantity Competition- Introduction. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 8: Price and Quantity Competition - Introduction

Aguirregabiria book project: Chapter 4

Week 9: Price and Quantity Competition- Conjectural Variations. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 9: Price and Quantity Competition Conjectural Variations

Aguirregabiria book project: Chapter 4

Aguirregabiria & Slade (CJE 2017)

Reiss & Wolak (2007)

Week 9: Tutorial Estimation of demand, marginal costs, and merger analysis

Week 9 Tutorial Estimation of demand, marginal costs, and mergers (PDF)

Week 9 Tutorial Estimation of demand, marginal costs, and mergers (do file)

Bjonersted & Verboven (STATA Journal)

Week 10: Price and Quantity Competition- Conjectural Variations [2]. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 10: Price and Quantity Competition Conjectural Variations [2]

Genesove & Mullin (RAND 1998)

Week 10: Problem Set #2

Problem Set # 2: Solution

Week 11: Market Entry - Introduction. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 11: Market Entry - Introduction

Bresnahan & Reiss (JPE 1991)

Week 12: Market Entry Competition in Spatial Location of Stores. Slides and Readings

Slides Lecture 12: Market Entry Competition in Spatial Location of Stores

Seim (RAND 2006)

MIDTERM & FINAL EXAMS

Midterm Exam - Solution

Final Exam - Solution