Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
ECO 336 Industrial Organization
4 hours; 4 credits
The rise and development of industrial combinations and their effect on the structure and performance of the United States economy; models of monopoly and oligopoly pricing; analysis of the power of monopoly and oligopoly in relation to efficient allocation of resources, technological growth, inflation, and political influence; causes and effects of mergers; government policies aimed at the preservation of competition in industrial markets; and regulation of trade practices.
Prerequisite: ECO 210
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