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Markets and Organizations
(dt. Markets and Organizations)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class,
180 hours (Variante A attendance: 56 h, preparation and follow-up: 56 h, exam preparation: 68 h Variante B attendance: 56 h, preparation and follow-up: 48 h, Studienleistung: 16 h exam preparation: 60 h)
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 winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Schulte


Theories of industrial economics and organizational economics are studied in depth. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of the influence of the distribution of decision-making power and the organization of information flow on allocation.

Qualification Goals

Students will be able to identify frictions in markets and organizations and evaluate various institutional solutions. They will recognize the need for incentive compatibility for information disclosure and for the design of contractual agreements.




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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