Capstone Seminar: Regulating American Business: Historical Perspectives


Explores shifting approaches to economic regulation in American history from the Revolution to the present, with a focus on 20th century. Examines reliance on pre-modern administrative mechanisms to shape American business environment, regulation through civil or criminal law, rise of the modern administrative state in late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, extension and maturation of regulatory frameworks in 1960s and 1970s, and dominant impulses of deregulation during the last three decades. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers


Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI, R, SS, W

Theme (Concentration)

Economic and Business Cultures, Law and Governance


United States and Canada