Ch 25: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 7.4: Regulation & Deregulation Today

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The Regulation & Deregulation Today chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics - Concepts and Choices Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with regulation and deregulation. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Regulation & Deregulation Today textbook chapter.

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Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the economics topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Types of antitrust laws
  • The Sherman and Clayton antitrust acts
  • The Federal Trade Commission and other government regulatory agencies
  • Horizontal and vertical agreements
  • Consumer protection laws and rights
  • Pros and cons of economic deregulation

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7 Lessons in Chapter 25: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 7.4: Regulation & Deregulation Today
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Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline

1. Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline

Antitrust laws are statutes developed to protect consumers from rapacious business practices by making it illegal for businesses to compete in unfair ways.

Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914: Definition & Summary

2. Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914: Definition & Summary

Through this lesson, you will learn about antitrust laws and why they are important in U.S. law and economics. You will also see why the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914 is so important to us in the present day.

Federal Trade Commission: Powers, Principles & Provisions

3. Federal Trade Commission: Powers, Principles & Provisions

Consumers can be preyed upon by unethical businesses. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was developed to protect consumers against fraudulent business practices. In this lesson, you'll learn about the powers, principles and provisions of the FTC.

Horizontal and Vertical Agreements that Violate the Sherman Act

4. Horizontal and Vertical Agreements that Violate the Sherman Act

There are two types of restrictions under the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. A horizontal agreement between competing businesses includes price fixing, and a vertical agreement between sellers and buyers includes engaging in resale price maintenance. Learn about both types of agreements in this lesson.

What Is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws & Rights

5. What Is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws & Rights

Consumer protection refers to the laws and other forms of government regulation designed to protect consumers. One form of consumer protection is product liability. This lesson explains consumer protection and product liability.

Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection

6. Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection

You will learn about the government regulatory agencies that protect consumers. We'll discuss what the acronyms CFPB, CPSC, FTC, FDA, NHTSA, and SEC stand for and their organizations' responsibilities.

Economic Deregulation: Definition, Benefits & Example

7. Economic Deregulation: Definition, Benefits & Example

This lesson presents economic deregulation and its impact on industries. The lesson will also present key definitions, the advantages and disadvantages of deregulation, and examples for clarification.

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