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216 sec. 1 - Law and Economics Workshop (Fall 2012)
Instructor: Robert D. Cooter (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: M 12:00-1:55
Meeting Location: 134
Course Start: August 27, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49532
This seminar provides students with an opportunity to discuss ongoing research in the economic analysis of law. At most sessions, an invited speaker (from Berkeley or elsewhere) will present work-in-progress and then take questions from students and faculty in the audience. Speakers include prominent scholars in the field of law and economics from around the nation and the world. The seminar, which is numbered Law 216 in the Fall Semester and Law 217 in the Spring Semester, has different course content each time it is offered, so enrollment in either or both semesters is permitted.
A schedule of the speakers is available at the Program in Law and Economics website:
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There is no prerequisite, but some familiarity with economic reasoning is required. Law 251.31 (Introduction to Law, Economics, and Business) is especially good background.
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