Economia Industrial - Economia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 3 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2015/16
Scientific Area: ECO
Level: L3

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 48.00
Theorical-Pratical: 32.00
Pratical and Laboratorial:


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Economia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

Teaching Staff

José Luís Eusébio Marques dos Santos
José Luís Eusébio Marques dos Santos

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1 To know and to understand the theoretical foundations of industrial economics.

2 Be able to identify the main characteristics of market structures, namely the markets of imperfect competition.

3 Understand the determinants of market structures and their relation with firms'  behavior.

4 Be able to analyze the implications of market structures in terms of welfare.

5 Have specific knowledge and sufficient critical skills to analyze the different  orientations in terms of public policies;

6 Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to make quantitative analyses of problems of industrial organization.

Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Methodology: In the lectures, the teaching methodology is basically the oral exposition supported by PowerPoint and/or lecture notes. In the tutorials, the teaching methodology is based  on problem solving, discussion of real world case studies and presentation of works  prepared by students. Teaching material includes textbooks, scientific articles, media  and internet material and documents prepared by the teacher. Evaluation consists of  an intermediate examination with a weight of 50% of the final mark and a final examination with a weight of 50% of the final mark. To pass the module, the student  needs to achieve a minimum average of 10 out of 20. Time of resource / improvement: If the student is not approved in the normal time or intends to improve his / her evaluation, he / she should take an overall examination with the weight of 100%

Program Resume (get program detail)

Main Bibliography

S. Martin (1994). Industrial Economics: Economic Analysis and Public Policy. Macmillan.
J Tirole (1988). The Theory of Industrial Organization. MIT Press.
M. Motta (2004). Competition Policy: Theory and Practice. Cambridge University Press.
D. Carlton, J. Perloff (2005). Modern Industrial Oorganization. Harper Collins.
L. Cabral (1994). Economia Industrial. McGraw-Hill.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Student Support

Tuesday: 16-17


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