ECON 695: Special Topics in Economics

ECON 695-001: Economics of Regulation
(Fall 2019)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W

Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall) D003

Section Information for Fall 2019

This course cannot be used to fulfill PhD requirements.

This course will explore the issues of regulation using tools of microeconomic theory, law and economics and public choice. By the end of the course students should have a familiarity with the application of microeconomic theory to the major issues in regulation including antitrust, traditional public utility regulation, and current proposals to alter the regulatory landscape and deregulation and re-regulation. Students will study major papers in the field of regulation to gain a better understanding of these issues. Students will synthesize this learning into a major research paper due on the last day of class.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Topics vary according to interests of instructor. Emphasizes new areas of discipline. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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