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ECW3830 - Competition and regulation

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Gennadi Kazakevitch


Berwick First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Economic policy as it affects business, particularly in relation to its dealings with consumers, and with emphasis on Australian industry and regulation; the variety of approaches to competition and regulation policies form the international perspective; analysis of policies with respect to prices, monopolies, oligopolies and mergers, exclusive dealing, consumer protection and licensing, corporatisation, privatization and deregulation; criteria for efficient industry and efficient industry policy; methods for the practical analysis of the performance of industries.


Written assignment (3000 word essay): 30%
Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact hours

Three contact hours per week for one semester


ECW2120 or ECW2731 or equivalent