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- Evans, Anthony J., 2020 “Economics: A complete guide for business“, London Publishing Partnership
- Froeb, L.M, McCann, B.T., Ward, M.R., and Shor, M., 2014, Managerial Economics: A Problem Solving Approach, Thomson South-Western (3rd approx. £120)
1. Delivered online
1a. Incentives matter*
1b. Cost curves*
Evans, A.J., “La Marmotte”, January 2012
Instructions: Complete Exhibit 1 and provide suggestions for the two key decisions
2. Delivered in class
2a. Economies of scale
Rivkin, J.W., “Dogfight over Europe: Ryanair (A)” Harvard Business School case no. 9-700-115, November 21st 2007 (£)
Discussion question: What are some sources of economies of scale? How do they apply to British Airways in 1986?
Video: “The Planning Horizon“, June 2016
Video: “Comparative statics and the UK housing market”, April 2014
3. Delivered in class
3a. Adverse selection
Hild, M., Dwidevy, A., and Raj, A., (2004) “The Biggest Auction Ever: 3G Licensing in Western Europe”, Darden Business Publishing (£)
Discussion question: What are the alternatives to auctions?
4. Delivered online
4a. Price discrimination
This Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/anthonyjevans/status/993918866186297349
5. Delivered online
5b. CC Simulation
Evans, A.J., “CC Simulation”, February 2014
Discussion question: Is the market for airport services in the UK competitive?
Sessions marked with an asterix (*) have a lecture handout available in advance, which can be downloaded.