• Law and Economics – 6644

    Fall 2012

Credits

3

Course

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%).

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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