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    Jul 17, 2024  
American University Catalog 2016-2017 
    
American University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON-547 Economics of Antitrust and Regulation (3)


Economic analysis of government policies affecting business behavior, with focus on the U.S. economy. In addition to antitrust (or competition) policy and traditional public utility regulation, price and entry regulation in transportation and service sectors, and social (health, safety, and environmental) regulations are also evaluated. Usually offered every summer. Prerequisite: ECON-300  or ECON-400  or ECON-346 ; or ECON-600  or ECON-803 .