Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
Teachers : Guillaume SARRAT de TRAMEZAIGUES (Executive Director of Sciences Po Paris Department of Economics). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical format : Lecture and tutorials Course validation : Grading is based on a single ﬁnal exam made of 200 multiple choice questions. Workload : About 3 hours of readings every week. Pedagogical method : A selection of 6 newspaper articles is sent to students every week, over 12 weeks, creating a pool of 72 very recent articles. Course Description : “Business readings” is a distance course designed to give students core knowledge of business, ﬁnance and banking news. Based on key English and American newspaper articles, it gives general culture required to understand the challenges linked to business oriented courses, and to survive “classic” interview questions for internships and jobs. Required reading : A selection of articles from, among others ; The Financial Times ; The Wall Street Journal ; The Economist and Harvard Business Review.
draws on the literature on the economics and law of antitrust to present in detail some major cases of cartels, abuses of dominant positions and mergers. Both empirical techniques and theoretical models are discussed to present the objectives and the tools of competition policy. Lecture 1 : Introduction ; Lecture 2 : Relevant market and market power ; Lectures 3 & 4 : Collusion, tacit collusion, horizontal agreements ; Lectures 5 to 8 : Abuses of a dominant position, Deﬁnition and methodology, Predatory pricing, Price discrimination and loyalty rebates, Tying and bundling ; Lectures 9 & 10 : Vertical restraints ; Lectures 11 & 12 : Mergers. Required reading : Massimo Motta, Competition Policy : Theory and practice, Cambridge University Press, 2004 ; Kovacic W. and Shapiro C., Antitrust Policy : A Century of Economic and Legal Thinking, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 14, Number 1 (2000) ; Baker J., The Case for Antitrust Enforcement, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 17, Number 4 (2003) ; Crandall R. and Winston C., Does Antitrust Policy Improve Consumer Welfare ? Assessing the Evidence, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 17, Number 4 (2003).
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 48 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Antoine CHAPSAL (Economist, MAPP). Pedagogical format : Lecture alone Course validation : Exam (40% of the grade) : Students will have a 2-hour examination at the end of the semester. Final paper (40% of the grade) : Groups of 3 students will have to write a 10-page ﬁnal paper presenting the economic study they would perform to analyse a speciﬁc case. Participation and two multiple-choice tests (20% of the grade) : Students will have to participate during the lectures. Workload : Lecture (24h). Credits : 4. Course Description : This course provides a comprehensive presentation of competition policy. It 2038
Teachers : Bruno BERTHON (Global Managing Director, Digital Strategy, Accenture Strategy), Francis HINTERMANN (Global Managing Director, Accenture Research). Prerequisite : none Pedagogical format : Lecture and tutorials Senior lecturers : Frédéric BANNIER (Senior Manager, Accenture Consulting), Bertrand FOURNIER (Senior Manager in Business Strategy, Accenture), Edvina KAPLLANI (Research Consultant, Accenture Research), Schira LILLIS (Thought Leadership and Research Principal Director, Accenture Research), Daniel ROUSSEAU (Head of multi-channel customer journeys, Société Générale – France Retail Banking), Alexis SZTEJNHORN (Senior Manager - Conseil aux Directions Financières).