|Spring Term 2010 Political Economy of Regulation - 3912 - ECON 240
Prerequisites/Notes: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Catalog Description : This course focuses on the tension between politics and expertise that characterize the administrative regulatory state often called "the fourth branch of government." Several competing models of political economy shape an exploration of the continuing evolution of the U.S. regulatory system, the process by which regulations are proposed, written, implemented, and enforced, and the tools used to evaluate the costs and benefits of regulations.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Writing Intensive GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course