ECON 7772: Public Policy Toward Business
Lecture - 4 credits
- Covers the three major facets of public policy toward business: antitrust, regulation, and privatization.
- Demonstrates how economic theory and evidence are brought to bear on practical questions of market failure and policies to remedy such failure.
- Topics include mergers, collusion and facilitating practices, predatory conduct, cost of service regulation, price caps and incentive regulation, deregulation, and public enterprise vs. privatization.
- Policies are analyzed for their rationale, techniques for implementation, and effects as measure in the context of actual experience in the United States and other countries.
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