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Regulation and Antitrust: Government and the Market
ECON 224
Spring 2007
Section: 01  

Firms and the public sector interact via regulation and antitrust. Firms use (or fail to use) the regulatory process for competitive advantage, and agencies and legislators use (or misuse) regulation to accomplish their policy objectives. Topics covered in this course include the analysis of market power, predation and discrimination, mergers, and policy toward infrastructure industries. Case studies include railroads; telephone, cable, and broadband; the energy industry; and EU/US cooperation in merger reviews.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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