Spring 2019 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 my website chogendorn.web.wesleyan.edu for details. You can also see archives of previous offerings of this course.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Problem sets, midterm exams, paper, final exam.