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Competition and Regulation
(dt. Wettbewerb und Regulierung)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class,
180 hours (Variante A attendance: 56 hours preparation and follow-up: 56 hours exam preparation: 68 hours Variante B attendance: 56 hours preparation and follow-up: 48 hours Studienleistung: 16 hours exam preparation: 60 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Variant A: Written examination or term paper or presentation Variant B: Written examination
Examination type: Variant B: 5-8 worksheets (1-3 pages)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Economics.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kerber


Theoretical foundations of individual specific types of market failure, such as restraints of competition and natural monopolies; introduction to selected policies for regulating markets, such as competition policy.

Qualification Goals

Students should be enabled to deal in depth with the variously used economic policy instrument of regulation, both theoretically and in terms of practical applications. Hereby, the competence should be acquired to critically analyze concrete regulations and to evaluate alternative possible solutions.




Module imported from B.Sc. Economics.

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Economics.

Recommended Reading

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