At the end of the course, students will be expected to be able to:
Understand new dynamics about the most classic element of IO: the relationship between the “dimension” and the “concentration” of markets (Knowledge and understanding);
Master the methodological tools used in analysing industrial sectors, using the European Single Market as the natural point of departure (Applying knowledge and understanding);
Understand the changes that business strategies undergo in reaction to new situations of competition (Making judgments);
Interact with corporate executives and policymakers (Communication);
Conduct rigorous empirical analyses on industrial sectors and on groups of enterprises, such as industrial districts and clusters (Lifelong learning skills).