シラバス Syllabus

授業名 Competition Policy
Course Title Competition Policy
担当教員 Instructor Name Dongyu Guo
コード Couse Code NUC407_N21B
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門教育科目 / Specialized Subject
学位 Degree BBA
開講情報 Terms / Location 2021 UG Nisshin Term3

授業の概要 Course Overview


This course assists students to foster a "Frontier Spirit", and enables them to solve economic and business problems in a global society.
The policy of governments covers many areas of government interventions into the economy. The primary focus of this course is regulatory policy, anti-trust policy, industrial policy and technology-based economic development policy. This course introduces and develops the main implications of different countries’/ regions’ competition policy. It focuses on the rationale behind the adoption of regimes and the interplay between economic policy and firms. Finally, this course provides students with the opportunity for the enhanced use of appropriate research methods and tools via the case methods.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals

*本学の教育ミッションを具現化する形で設定されています。

LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication
LG5 Business Perspectives (BSc)
LG7 International Perspectives (BA)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


If students complete the course successfully, they should be able to
o be familiar with main issues that arise in the implementation of different economic policy,
o identify the relevant economic policy and be able develop policy suggestions,
o read academic papers on related topics, assess the strengths and weaknesses of each approach, summarize and comment on these papers as well as suggest possible extensions.

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 20 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 80 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

o The students are supposed to devote at least 3 hours to individual preparation for each case. They should complete the mandatory readings, as part of the self-learning process, in order to learn the necessary fundamentals, concepts and theories that allow them to understand and be prepared for each lecture.
o Additional readings are encouraged for the students who wish to acquire deeper insights.
o Each student should hand in one preparation report and one final report. The assignments will be announced in the first lecture.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Policy in the digital industry- 1

●使用するケース
Case: Google in Europe: Competition Policy in the Digital Era
Case provider: HBP

第2日(Day2)

Policy in the digital industry- 2

●使用するケース
Case: Apple: Privacy vs. Safety? (A)
Case provider: HBP

第3日(Day3)

Policy in the oil industry

●使用するケース
Case: BP's Macondo: Spill and Response
Case provider: HBP

第4日(Day4)

Policy in the taxi industry

●使用するケース
Case: Uber in Hong Kong: A Regulator's Dilemma
Case provider: HBP

第5日(Day5)

Policy in the alcohol industry

●使用するケース
Case: Deregulating the Sale of Alcohol in Ontario
Case provider: HBP

第6日(Day6)

Policy in the tobacco industry

●使用するケース
Case: Snus: No Smoke Without Fire?
Case provider: HBP

第7日(Day7)

Policy in the food industry

●使用するケース
Case: Sweet Deal -- Industry Self-Regulation of Breakfast Cereal Advertising To Children
Case provider: HBP

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

*成績は下記該当項目を基に決定されます。
講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
予習レポート Preparation Report 20 %
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 50 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 30 %
期末試験 Final Exam 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

In the case method form, the students are asked to speak in a propositive manner during the class and acquire a thorough understanding of the discussion.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Massimo Motta「Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (NOT necessary for the course)」Cambridge University Press(2004)9780521016919
  • Michael D. Whinston「Lectures on Antitrust Economics (NOT necessary for the course)」MIT Press(2008)9780262731874
  • Paul Craig and Gráinne de Búrca「EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (7th Edition) (NOT necessary for the course)」Oxford University Press(2020)9780198856641

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Lecture slides, cases, and other reading materials will be distributed.
The textbooks only serve as references.

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation

The contents are modified based on the concerns raised last year.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Dongyu Guo received her Ph.D. in Economics at Humboldt University of Berlin and her M.Sc. in Statistics (research) at London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research interests lie primarily in the fields of industrial organization, competition policy, regulation and, more broadly, applied microeconomic theory.

(実務経験 Work experience)


Prior to joining NUCB, she worked as Research Fellow at the Chair of Microeconomics and International Economics at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

Refereed Articles

  • (2020) Regulatory risk, vertical integration, and upstream investment. European Economic Review 128
  • (2020) Mergers with Structural Remedies in a Cournot Oligopoly. Theoretical Economics Letters 10(2): 2162-2078
  • (2017) Asymmetric price adjustments: A supply side approach. International Journal of Industrial Organization 50
  • (2015) Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gains. Review of Economic Design 19






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