|Fall Term 2014 Political Economy of Regulation - 5556 - ECON 444
Prerequisites/Notes: ECON 380 or MATH 207 or GOVT 271
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: BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course