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Regulation and Antitrust: Government and the Market
ECON 224
Fall 2006 not offered

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: Quantitative Reasoning
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)

Last Updated on APR-20-2024
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