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This page focuses on the course 14.271 Industrial Organization I as it was taught by Professor Glenn Ellison in Fall 2013.
This course provided a graduate level introduction to industrial organization. This course was graded on the basis of seven problem sets, a midterm, and a final exam.
Every fall semester
The students were 1st and 2nd year PhD students.
The majority of the students who took this course were from the Economics department, but there were also some students from the Sloan School of Management.
The course assumed that students had taken a PhD-level microeconomics course and had a master's level knowledge of game theory and econometrics.
During an average week, students were expected to spend 12 hours on the course, roughly divided as follows: