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|ECO 315 - Law and Economics|
Law and Economics
Prerequisite: ECO 201 or Permission of Instructor
This course applies the tools of microeconomic analysis to legal rules and institutions as it introduces students to the ways in which legal issues can be examined using economic tools and analysis. Application of economic theory and empirical methods to topics including property and contract law, accident law, family law, criminal law, financial regulations, tax law, and cross-country comparisons of the effect of law and the legal systems. The intent of this course is to show how economics can contribute to the law as well as its limitations to this approach.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Public Policy Skill Courses
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Prerequisite ECO 315
Course or Test: ECO 201
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
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