Competition, Market Failure and Government

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Competition, Market Failure and Government

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Economics, Financial Management, Government

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject complements Consumers, Firms and Competition. Students completing both subjects will have a thorough grounding in markets, indivual behaviour and government responses to a range of market failures. Topics include general equilibrium, welfare economics and market failure, public goods and externalities, risk and decision theory, information asymmetry and contracts, and monopoly.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.