LE691-syllabus - LEGAL ENVIRONMENT (LE 691) (Spring 2012)...

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LEGAL ENVIRONMENT (LE 691) (Spring 2012) GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS Calvin A. Kent, Ph.D. Lewis Distinguished Professor of Business Director BB&T Center for Advancement of American Capitalism Marshall University Office: City National Bank Building 2 nd Floor 3 rd Avenue and 20 th Street (across from Stadium) Huntington, WV 25705 Office Hours: Tuesday 1-5:30 p.m. Corbly Hall 234 Phone: 304-696-6005 E-Mail : kentc@marshall.edu (please put “LE 691” in the subject line when sending an email) Course Description: An analysis of the regulatory, economic, and advocacy environment which surrounds the relationship between business and government in the United States and elsewhere. Special emphasis will be on current and global issues. Course Purpose : 1. To inform about the origins and philosophical basis of governmental intervention in the American economy. 2. To discuss specific governmental regulatory provisions as they impact the conduct of business. 3. To provide an understanding of the economic costs and benefits of governmental activity in the economy. 4. To develop the capacity to critically evaluate government policies as they affect the operation of the American Economy. 5. To evaluate business and government relations in other nations. 6. To enhance the students’ oral and written communication skills. Required Texts: Lehne, Richard, (2006) American Political Economy in Comparative Perspective 2 nd ed. Simmons, Randy, (2011)
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LE691-syllabus - LEGAL ENVIRONMENT (LE 691) (Spring 2012)...

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