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James R. Richards, CFA
Tuesday Thursday 10:00 to 11:15 A.M. in SOM 1.212214-533-6822SOM email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.orgTuesday Thursday 9:00 to 10:00 A.M.ECO 2302 (Microeconomics) and MATH 1325 (Applied Calculus)This course examines the broad subject of government regulation of business and focuses on thesource of the demand for government regulation, its translation into legislation, itsadministration, and its impact. Emphasis is placed on high impact regulatory programs, such asantitrust, securities regulation, health, safety, and environmental laws.You should leave this course with the ability to critically analyze current and proposedregulations from an economic perspective.
Roger Sherman - First Edition (2008); ISBN 978-0-321-32232-6 and
Soderquist and Gabaldon - Third Edition (2007); ISBN 978-1-59941-203-0TBAMonth Date(s) Topic, Assignment, Due Date(s), Exam Date(s)January 11, 13 Introduction, Sherman 1 and 218, 20 Sherman 3 and 425, 27 Sherman 5 and 7February 1 Catch Up and Review3 Exam One8, 10 Sherman 8 and 915, 17 Sherman 10 and 1222, 24 Sherman 19 and 24March 1 Catch Up and Review3 Exam Two8, 10 Soderquist and Gabaldon 1 and 215, 17 Spring Break 22, 24 Soderquist and Gabaldon 3, 4 and 529, 31 Soderquist and Gabaldon 6, 7 and 8April 5 Catch Up and Review7 Exam Three12, 14 Soderquist and Gabaldon 9 and 1019, 21 Soderquist and Gabaldon 11 and 1226, 28 Soderquist and Gabaldon 13 and 14, Catch Up and ReviewMay 5 Exam Four (Final Exam)Your course grade will be based 60% on the four exams (each counting 15% of your finalgrade), 10% on attendance and class participation and30% on the semester Project. A typical scale will be used for assigning letter grades: 90-100 =A, 80-89 = B, 70-79 = C, 60-69 = D, and below 60 = F.Should you miss an exam for any approved and validated reason, your final exam will be re-weighted to account for the missed exam. If you miss the final exam for any approved andvalidated reason, you will be assigned an incomplete for the course and it will be your responsibility to contact me about taking your final exam within the first three days of thesemester following that in which you received your incomplete. Approved absences:Death of a close relative, serious illness (you), religious events, or participation in a Universityof Texas at Dallas sanctioned athletic event (with advance notice). All absences must bedocumented by a third-party in order to be validated. Documentation must be written and mustbe received by me no later than ten days after the missed exam.
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