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Law and Economics Workshop
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Type

LEC

Credits

2 cr.

Senior Writing

Yes

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This workshop primarily consists of presentations by leading law and economics scholars on major issues in law and economics, with a different focus each year.

After an introductory session, the workshop will consist of paper presentations by prominent scholars in the field. Students will be required to write short critiques/commentaries on the papers. A student's grade will be based 75% on her papers, and 25% on her class participation.

As the coverage of this workshop is different each year, students may take this workshop in both their 2nd and 3rd years.
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Sections

Spring 2015: Law and Economics Workshop: Hot Topics

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Type

LEC

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

This workshop will cover issues in health care, financial regulation, insurance regulation and pensions. Leading scholars in each of these fields will present their papers.

(no readings)

Spring 2013: Law and Economics Workshop

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  • Professor Claire Hill

Type

LEC

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

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Details:

In this workshop, we will be exploring some express critiques of law and economics, by leading scholars who would describe themselves as doing Behavioral Law and Economics; we will also look at some implicit critiques, by scholars whose methodology presents a challenge to Behavioral Law and Economics as well as Law and Economics itself. In 2006, the field was Behavioral Law and Economics. In 2007, the field was Corporate Governance.

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