2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EC 460 - Business and Government

(3.00 cr.)

Examines the nature of business behavior in competitive and noncompetitive markets and the nature and consequences of government regulation of this behavior. Students acquire tools useful in the development of competitive strategies and develop a sophisticated understanding of regulatory institutions and behavior. Topics include collusion; mergers and acquisitions; predatory behavior and monopolization; and emerging deregulation of telecommunication, transportation, and financial institutions. Students delve deeper into a specific area by conducting original research and writing a paper on a topic they develop in conjunction with the professor.

Prerequisite: EC 102 .
Recommended Prerequisite: EC 302 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: FO/IFS

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