INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LAW

ECO2ILE

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are taught how to use microeconomic techniques to analyse various laws and legal principles. In particular, students will learn to distinguish between the legal incidence of a law and the economic incidence of a law. The set of topics that might be covered include issues in property law, contract law and tort law as well as punishment and the deterrence of crime, competition law, consumer protection law, intellectual property law and family law.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDamien Eldridge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites ECO1IMI or ECO1DSM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLaw and economics (most recent edition)PrescribedCooter, R and T. UlenADDISON WESLEY, USA.

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