253.3 sec. 1 - Legal Institutions and Global Economic Development (Fall 2014)
Instructor: Prasad Krishnamurthy (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: W 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 141
Course Start: August 27, 2014
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49721
This course will cover readings on the relationship between legal institutions and economic development. Topics include the role of legal and colonial origins, rights in property and contract, natural resources, political stability, governance/corruption, and positive rights. Readings will emphasize both broad themes and the empirical literature in this area, including case studies, comparative history, and statistical studies. No prior background in empirical methods is necessary or required.
This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.
Exam Notes: P
Course Category: Business Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
International and Comparative Law
Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP)
Law and Economics
Law and Society
Social Justice and Public Interest
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