Economics of regulation and competition law (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02500
Credits
9
Coordinator
Claudio Zoli
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.1) 5 SECS-P/03-PUBLIC ECONOMICS 1st semester Claudio Zoli
ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.2) 4 IUS/05-ECONOMICS LAW 1st semester Anna Genovese

Learning outcomes

Module: ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.1)
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The aim of the course is to provide students with rigorous economic tools for the analysis of competition and regulation policies. The entire course will integrate the economic analysis and the competition law perspective.
We will analyse and discuss the economic motivations underlying public intervention for regulation of markets and with particular interest on the analysis of the main regulatory tools and on economic issues underlying antitrust policies. In the first part of the module we will focus on the analysis of auctions and procurement mechanisms.
At completion of the course students should be able to:
- Understand and evaluate critically the justifications for the public intervention in the regulation of markets.
- Analyse and assess rigorously the economic implications of auction and procurement mechanisms.


Module: ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.2)
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The course privides a general framework on the Italian and European Antitrust Law. The goals of the course are to provide students with a substantive understanding of the most relevant legal issues that aris into the prosecution of cartels and abusive exploitations of a dominant position. The course analyses the most important legal rules in competition and same legal remedies for market failures situations.

Syllabus

Module: ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.1)
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Module: ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.2)
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Assessment methods and criteria

Module: ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.1)
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Written exam.
Sample copy of exam paper available at the e-learning web page of the module.


Module: ECONOMIA DELLA REGOLAMENTAZIONE E DIRITTO DELLA CONCORRENZA(MOD.2)
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A writenn test at the end of semester