Government, business, and the american economy

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342 p. · Paperback
This current and inclusive book discusses the role of government in American economy covering such topics as antitrust laws, deregulation of communication, consumer protection, employment policy, and the roles of special interest groups. A look at international trading blocks, and America in a global economy, provides readers with an understanding of the far reaching effects of government on the U.S., and gives them a wealth of knowledge valuable in their everyday life as American citizens and consumers. KEY TOPICS: Chapter topics include government regulation, the Supreme Court and the Sherman Act, Federal Trade Commission, and Clayton Acts, employment policies, environmental protection, deregulation of transportation, financial institutions, and communications, foreign trade, international trade, and the United States in a world economy. For individuals interested in learning more about the ways in which the government impacts the American economy ranging from taxing to spending, and economic to social regulation.
Part 1: THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT.. 1. The State in a Changing World. 2. Government Involvement in the American Economy. 3. Government Regulation. 4. Special Interest Groups and the Public Interest. Part 2: GOVERNMENT AND ANTITRUST LAWS.. 5. The Supreme Court and the Sherman Act. 6. The Supreme Court and the Federal Trade Commission and Clayton Acts. Part 3: SOCIAL REGULATION OF BUSINESS.. 7. Government and the Consumer. 8. Employment Policy. 9. Environmental Protection. Part 4: DEREGULATION OF BUSINESS.. 10. Deregulation of Transportation. 11. Deregulation of Financial Institutions. 12. Deregulation of Communication. Part 5: GOVERNMENT AND FOREIGN TRADE.. 13. International Trade. 14. Government and International Trade. 15. Regional Trading Blocs. Part 6: THE UNITED STATES IN A WORLD ECONOMY.. 16. The American Economy. 17. Toward the Next American Century.