Fall 2018 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
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; differences between the EU and United States in merger reviews; and cybersecurity.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
See course webpage at chogendorn.web.wesleyan.edu
|Examination and Assignments: |
Problem sets, quizzes, final paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Please note that if you have not taken ECON 101 or ECON 110 then you need a prerequisite override.