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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 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 none Variant B 5-8 Worksheets (1-3 pages)
Examination type: Variant A: Written examination or term paper or presentation Variant B: Written examination
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


This module includes an in-depth study of the theories of industrial economics and organizational economics. Emphasis is placed on analyzing the influence of the distribution of decision-making power and the organization of information flow on allocation.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) explain frictions in markets and organizations,

(2) evaluate various institutional solutions; and

(3) reflect on the role of incentive compatibility and information disclosure and for the design of contractual arrangements.




Module imported from B.Sc. Economics.

When studying B.Sc. Business Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Specialization Modules.

The module is assigned to the focus area Economics. Further information on eligibility can be found in the description of the study area.

Recommended Reading

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Please note:

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