Economic Regulation of Business Seminar (2-3 credits)

A review of various types of economic market failures and regulatory approaches geared to address those failures. Students will use this review to analyze a particular regulatory scheme of their choice, evaluate its efficacy and wisdom, and perhaps suggest a wiser regulatory alternative. Students are expected to write a paper about their analysis and present their thesis to the class. Students may use this course to fulfill their upper-level writing requirement. Prerequisites: None, but introductory-level knowledge of microeconomics is advised.