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2012-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EC 6300 - Competitive Analysis


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Competitive Analysis applies economic concepts and ideas to the study of firm and industry performance. It draws upon a number of analytical tools such as strategic mapping, survival analysis, game theory, and transaction cost economics to examine how and why firms and markets perform and evolve. It examines a number of issues including the “make vs. buy” decision process, cooperation vs. competition, changing vertical and horizontal boundaries, and internal vs. external analysis and lead to competitive advantage.

Prerequisite: an undergraduate course in microeconomics, a course in macroeconomics, and a course in statistics.