JEM131 - Antitrust Economics

Credit: 5
Status: CSF - elective
EEI and EP - mandatory
ET - elective
F,FM and B - elective
Masters - all
MEF - elective
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: PhDr. Pavel Vacek Ph.D.
Course homepage: JEM131
Literature: Simon Bishop and Mike Walker (2010). The Economics of EC Competition Law: Concepts, Applications and Measurement, 3rd edition, published by Sweet & Maxwell.
Description: The course ntroduces and discusses some of the key concepts relevant to the application of competition policy principles in the Czech Republic and Europe by competition authorities and regulatory authorities. We will discuss Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). We will focus on cartels, mergers, vertical contracts, predatory pricing, exclusionary practices, and margin squeeze. You will acquire an understanding of competition policy principles and practice. We will discuss several case studies. The course requires a familiarity with intermediate microeconomics. The course is taught in English.




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