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May 14, 2021
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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

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Economics & Finance Department

Course Attributes:
Public Policy Skill Courses

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

Prerequisite ECO 315

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ECO 201
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.

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