Fall 2010 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, regulation of infrastructure industries, and health and safety regulation. Case studies include railroads; telephone, cable, and broadband; the energy industry; EU/U.S. cooperation in merger reviews; and the food industry.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
Primarily selected court opinions since 1890.
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Written final exam as scheduled by the Registrar. Assignments: Cases assigned daily to be discussed in class. Occasional short papers. Considerable importance to class discussion.
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Please note that if you do not match one of the prerequisite listings EXACTLY, then you need a prerequisite override.
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