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ECON 482 A4 - 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:

OPEN SEATS RESTRICTED TO MSPE STUDENTS. PREVIOUSLY ECON 490. Students with credit for this course title as Econ 490 are unable to earn credit for this course. To earn the 4th credit hour, contact the instructor for details on graduate-credit work when instruction begins.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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