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Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

SYS 544 - Economics of Engineering

This course is an introduction to the theory of the industrial organization (from a game-theoretic perspective) and its applications to industries with strong engineering content (electricity, telecommunications, software and hardware, etc.). Topics include: congestion pricing in networks, pricing and efficiency in electricity markets, planned obsolescence in software development, “networks” effects and the dynamics of technology adoption.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: ECON 201, APMA 310 or 311.

Credits: 3