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216.1 sec. 1 - Introduction to Law and Economics (Spring 2022)
Instructor: Robert D. Cooter (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
W 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 244
From January 13, 2022
To February 23, 2022
Course End: February 23, 2022
Class Number: 33519
This course is open to 1Ls.
Enroll Limit: 28
As of: 07/19 11:58 AM
Economic analysis provides one of the major theoretical perspectives on the study of law in American universities. This course introduces students to the economic analysis of the law as a set of tools for analyzing laws. Students will learn how to construct and critique economic models of the incentive effects of different legal rules and institutions. These models will illuminate familiar areas of law, including criminal law, torts, contracts, property, corporations, intellectual property, and discrimination. The models are useful for finding strategies to make the best use of law to solve real-world problems.
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