ABOUT THE COURSE
Barnali Nag teaches economics and business environment in Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. She is a PhD from IGIDR (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research), Mumbai and did her post-doctoral research from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. She has worked as Business Research Fellow at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and RIS, New Delhi, Ministry of External Affairs, GoI, an advanced Institute for actionable research. Before joining VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur, she was a faculty in Indian Institute of Management Kashipur. Dr. Nag has published in various refereed international journals of repute. Her research interests pertain to Economics of Climate Change, Policy and planning in the infrastructure sector and Energy security issues of India, Competition Policy and Competitiveness.
Week 1: Introduction, Demand and Supply.
Week 2: Elasticity of demand and supply.
Week 3: Government intervention and efficiency.
Week 4: Producer theory and cost curves.
Week 5: Market structures and perfect competition.
Week 6: Monopoly and histology images.
Week 7: Monopolistic competition
Week 8: Oligopoly