May 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

ECN 378 - Seminar in Law and Economics

4 credits
This course considers the application of economic theory to the law and legal institutions, including property, contract, tort, and criminal law. We will investigate how legal rules influence economic incentives and the allocation of resources. Topics include liability and negligence assignment, uncertainty, allocation of property rights, bargaining, remedies, criminal deterrence, and the litigation process.

Prerequisite: ECN 280 . Prerequisite or co-requisite: ECN 286 MAT 336 , or STA 336 .
Instructor: Graham