Course Description

LAWS 8351
Seminar: Law and Economics of Utility Regulation
General Description:
Discusses economics of regulation and matters ranging from neoclassical economic analysis to public choice theory to new institutional economics. Discusses several regulatory domains, including antitrust law, telecommunications regulation, and energy regulation. Highlights both economic and non-economic goals, including universal service, sustainability (e.g., renewal energy), and architecture (e.g., free speech concerns with regard to telecommunications networks). Requires prerequisite course of LAWS 6301 or 7201 or 7241

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