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Kursusnavn (dansk):B14 Økonomi og Informationsteknologi 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):B14 Economics of Information Technology 
Semester:Forår 2003 
Udbydes, e-business (ebuss) 
Omfang i ECTS:7,50 
Min. antal deltagere:
Forventet antal deltagere:15 
Maks. antal deltagere:40 
Formelle forudsætninger:No requirements 
Læringsmål:To learn and to apply economic theory to understand the modern information technology based economy. To understand how changes in technology impact firm strategy and performance 
Fagligt indhold:Key Concepts

The principles of Micro-economics
The economic properties of information as a good
An introduction to the transaction cost theory
Network externalities and network effects
The boundaries of the firm, firm strategy, and regulation policy .

Course Methodology

· The course will essentially be a mixture of economic theory that will be accompanied by actual inside industry cases.
· The book \'Information Rules\' by Shapiro and Varian shall serve a general guidline and frame for the course Additionally the students will be supplied with background articles for deeper understanding of the courses\' key economic concepts.
· The structure of the course will consist by 3 hours theory session that will by followed by a three hour industry case session to make the economic theory a living expience for the student.
· As exam requirements the student will be asked to write an individual mini project that will be graded after an oral exam. 


Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:X. experimental examination form (7-scale; external exam), 13-skala, Ekstern censur

Individual oral exam based on a group paper  

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