ECON 3805

ECON 3805

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2024-2025.

This course will examine issues that arise when a country attempts to implement and maintain a "competition policy" as a way of promoting economic growth and efficiency. The basic reading material will start with actual cases (most of them arising under U.S. antitrust law), and use those cases to probe the legal, economic and broad policy issues that the cases raise.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: undergrads.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 1110 or its equivalent.

Distribution Category (SSC-AS)

Comments This course requires no legal training or background. Law students interested in the subject should take LAW 6101.

Outcomes
  • This course examines, through the lens of economic analysis, legal principles drawn from various branches of law, including contracts, torts, and property. Cases are assigned for class discussion; in addition, there are exams and writing assignments. By the end of the course, students should be able to use basic economic analysis to better understand how the law does and should decide cases in various branches of law.

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one independent study. Combined with: LAW 4021

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19077 ECON 3805   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20022 ECON 3805   IND 601

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies