ECON 432 - Government Regulation of Industry
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Details

Credits:
4
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 with a grade of at least C-; or Graduate standing.
Other Course Info:
W.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course uses economic models to study competition policy and government regulation. The course begins by reviewing models of competition from industrial organization. The course then applies these approaches to study legal cases and policy issues in a variety of industries including health care, energy, transportation, and technology. The goals of the course include understanding the impetus for antitrust laws and regulation and being able to discuss and analyze the benefits and costs of government intervention in markets.

Course Requirements:

Grading is based on problem sets, group project, midterm(s), and final exam.

Class Format:

Lecture and discussion.

Schedule

ECON 432 - Government Regulation of Industry
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
33239
Open
1
 
9
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
33240
Closed
0
 
3
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
33241
Closed
0
 
1
Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
33242
Closed
0
 
4
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
33243
Closed
0
 
1
F 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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