Platforms and Two-Sided Markets
PASS / NO CREDIT
This course considers platforms and two-sided markets. Topics to be covered include: digital platforms and ecommerce, pricing in two-sided markets, competition between platforms, incentives for buyers and sellers to participate in two-sided markets, platforms with search, platforms and incentives for investment, two-sided markets with network effects, and technology platforms. The course will examine public policy toward platforms and two-sided markets, including regulation and antitrust.