ECO 353K ECO 353K. Antitrust Law and Economics. 3 Hours.
Economic analysis of antitrust law intended to deter firms from engaging in anti-competitive conduct that harms consumers, including mergers that impede competition, price-fixing, and anti-competitive practices by a dominant firm in an industry. Focus on various industries and select antitrust cases. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Economics 350K (Topic: Antitrust Law and Economics) and Economics 353K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Economics 420K or 421K with a grade of at least C-.