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ECON 482 A3 - Economics of Digital Economy

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Analysis of firm strategies and public policy issues surrounding the digital economy and related industries. Applies economic tools and principles, including game theory, industrial organization, and information economics. Topics include: differentiation of prices and products; search cost and price dispersion; network effects and system competition; economics of platforms; intellectual property; antitrust regulations. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ECON 302; MATH 220/MATH 221 or Calculus I equivalent.

Special Instructions:

This section is intended for students who are unable to attend in-person courses. Fall 2018 and earlier, this course was known as "Health Economics" (which is now Econ 418). Beginning Fall 2021, Econ 482 is "Economics of the Digital Economy," a title previously found in the Econ 490s. Students are UNABLE to earn credit for different course numbers if the titles are the same. Students are ABLE to earn credit for the same course number if the titles are different. Contact your advisor for assistance. Fall Econ Course Restriction Info: https://go.economics.illinois.edu/FallRestrictions

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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