Online Text and Notes in Industrial Economics
Nicholas Economides' network economics home page, with links to his main papers on the subject including (most useful for teaching) his 'Economics of Networks' review article, interactive bibliography, and links to US anti-trust materials centred on the Department of Justice vs Microsoft case.
This is a collection of presentations given at various CBI (Confederation of British Industry) events made available via SlideShare. They have been authored by members of the CBI or invited speakers from HM Treasury, companies and other organisations. They cover topics such as public procurement, climate change, energy policy, pensions etc. In common with other resources available on SlideShare they are embeddable in other websites, some are downloadable and registered users can comment on the presentations.
Online course consisting of 41 Youtube videos (totalling about 4 hours), online self-tests and forum capabilities for asking questions. The course addresses the economics of media industries, media bias, regulation and other governmental actions, and how media related to economic development. Six of the video lectures are given by guest speakers, addressing topics including media bias, net neutrality, and the market for newspapers.
This literature review on Global Value Chains is available as a freely downloadable PDF, with chapters 1 ("Supply Chain Perspectives") and 2 ("Supply Chain Issues") individually downloadable. The early chapters define key terms and introduce how global supply chains are discussed in economic literature and in business literature.
PDF of over 800 pages including an extensive bibliography, released in 2010. "The analysis of market interactions, business strategies and public policy is performed using the standard framework of game theory and the recent advances of contract theory and information economics. The book is written from a European perspective, set side by side with the US experience."
Lecture notes on theory of the firm, growth of firms and industry concentration, barriers to entry, product differentiation, welfare effects of monopoly and other industrial topics. Some handwritten; most contain graphical presentation as well as algebra, some accompanied by slides. Linked to 10-week Industrial Economics course at City University, as taught in 2005.
From a course delivered in 2003, PDF-format exams and problem sets, mostly including solutions. There are also around two dozen lecture handouts. The materials are online as part of MIT's OpenCourseWare initiative..
Industrial growth and competition: course notes and slides, includes 10 sets of bullet-point lecture notes, archived in PDF on this home page for a course run in 2001 and 2003. The course covers innovation, technology, competition, price differentiation, firm size and growth. There is also a lengthy course notes document including text, readings and a course description, running to more than 150 pages in PDF. The page also has links to online information sources useful for student projects.
Network Economics is an introductory text by Anna Nagurney of the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts. It includes notes and reading list on economics of networks, mostly as text and basic diagrams. Includes cost and distance optimisation problems, congestion (including Braess's Paradox) and applications of networks to economics.
This economics lecturer provides reading material and handouts in formats such as jpg, PDF, and Excel. Also available are instructions for writing a long writing assignment. Class materials are archived from 1995 to 2001, and include problem sets and sample exams in various formats. This link is to Archive.org's copy of the site, which has most but not all of the content.
Industrial organization: a strategic approach is an online version of a text book written by Canadian economists Jeffrey Church and Roger Ware, in 2000. This intermediate level text on industrial economics covers, monopolies, oligopoly pricing, strategic behaviour, issues in antitrust economics and issues in regulatory economics. It is available as a single PDF download of over 1000 pages.