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Economic Analysis of Law
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Type

LEC

Credits

3 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

After an introduction to the methodology of law and economics, this course utilizes the standard tools of economic analysis for the study of law and legal institutions. After a review of some of the basic methods and concepts of economic analysis, the course will consider applications with special focus on: (i) sources of law and models of legal evolution; (ii) economics of property; (iii) economics of contracts; and (iv) economics of tort law.

The course grade will be assigned on the basis of an in-class multiple choice exam (50% of the grade) and a take-home essay problem (50%).

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Sections

Fall 2014: Economic Analysis of Law

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

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Fall 2013: Law and Economics

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

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Fall 2012: Law and Economics

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

Documents and Readings: