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Intell Hist of Compet Policy

Intellectual History of Competition Policy

This seminar studies intellectual influences on U.S. domestic competition policy from eighteenth century classicism to the modern post-Chicago school. Primary sources and influences covered include political philosophers, economists, historians, presidents, and public intellectuals, including, among others, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Robert Jackson, Thomas Cooley, Alfred Marshall, Arthur Hadley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Louis Brandeis, Rex Tugwell, Adolf Berle & Gardiner Means, Thurman Arnold, Edward Chamberlain, Joan Robinson, Joseph Schumpeter, Kenneth Arrow, Richard Hofstadter, Joe Bain, Richard Posner, Robert Bork, Robert Pitofsky, and Herbert Hovenkamp. Students are expected to write an original research paper.