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Winter 2011 Class Descriptions

As of 6/19/2018 5:28:54 AM

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.

2.00 hours