MPE_SOE2 Competition Economics 2

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Milan Brouček (lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Jakub Chini, BA (Hons) (seminar tutor)
Ing. Milan Brouček (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Martin Kvizda, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Martin Kvizda, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jarmila Šveňhová
Supplier department: Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Prerequisites
MPE_SOEK Competition Economics 1
It is assumed that students have completed the courses of Competition Economics 1 and Competition Law.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 11/25, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 10/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
In this course, students will become familiar with EU Commission’s approach to selected cases from the following cases: (i) horizontal mergers, (ii) non-horizontal mergers, (iii) the abuse of a dominant position, (iv) cartels and tacit collusion (v) vertical restraints (vi) state aid.
Learning outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to solve any competition case using qualitative and quantitative methods.
Syllabus
  • Syllabus:
  • 1. Introduction, relevant market delineation, market power assessment (1st part)
  • 2. Relevant market delineation, market power assessment (2nd part)
  • 3. Horizontal mergers (1st part)
  • 4. Horizontal mergers (2nd part)
  • 5. Abuse of dominance (1st part)
  • 6. Abuse of dominance (2nd part)
  • 7. Abuse of dominance (3. part)
  • 8. Horizontal ageements and cartels (1st part)
  • 9. Horizontal ageements and cartels (2nd part)
  • 10. Non-horizontal mergers and vertical restraints (1st part)
  • 11. Non-horizontal mergers and vertical restraints (2nd part)
  • 12. Public aid
  • 13. Economics and low in the decision practice of the Czech Competition office
Literature
    required literature
  • MOTTA, Massimo. Competition policy : theory and practice. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xxiii, 616. ISBN 9780521016919. info
    recommended literature
  • NEJEZCHLEB, Kamil, Zuzana HAJNÁ and Josef BEJČEK. Ekonomické metody v soutěžním právu (Economics methods in competition law). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova Univerzita v Brně, 2014. 299 pp. 504. ISBN 978-80-210-7701-0. info
Teaching methods
Class discussion and group projects.
Assessment methods
The course is completed by the seminar work.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Credit evaluation note: k=2.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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