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Fall 2017
Sep 22, 2017
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IPEC 334 - Law/Econ/Intrnl Policy
This course examines: 1) the application of economic theory to the study of legal institutions and 2) how legal institutions affect the economic behavior of individuals.  The first three weeks are devoted to an overview of the subject and a review of basic ideas in both economics and law.  The next several weeks are spent examining how economics has been applied to major areas of the law including constitutional law and public choice, property rights, contracts, torts, criminal law, and antitrust regulation.  The final weeks are look at how the discipline can be applied to international issues such as trade, environmental treaties, and comparative law.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Int'l Political Economy Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/IECO Supporting Courses, SFS/IPEC Core Courses

Prerequisites:
( ECON 101 or ECON 103) and ECON 121

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