PUBLPOL Business and Public Policy
Employment Law: Employee Benefits
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Business and Public Policy
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Public Policy : Any lawyer who represents business entities, and not just policy lawyers, should have some understanding of the different strategic actors involved in shaping policies and regulations that affect businesses. This course examines the relationships among business, government, and interest groups, and the strategies they employ in influencing government action.
General course Description:
The relationships among business, government, and interest groups as strategic actors in the non-market environment. How companies attempt to shape public policy through government processes and international politics, and interest groups through government processes and by influencing business. Politicians mediate conflicts among businesses and interest groups. Each relationship transcends the conventional view of a business as a market-focused entity that accepts government actions and ignores interest groups. Media and private collective action, business strategies in government arenas, international business and the non-market environment, and corporate responsibility and ethics. Prerequisites: ECON 1, POLISCI 2.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law