Law and Economic Development

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Fall 2012 Course
Meets: M, T 1:10pm - 3:10pm in Griswold Hall Room 110
4 classroom credits

This course will deal with past and present debates over the role of the legal order in economic development. We will explore the relationships among economic ideas, legal ideas and the development policies pursued at the national and international level in successive historical periods. We will focus on the potential for an alliance of heterogenous traditions from economics, law and other disciplines to understand development.

JDs require instructor's permission by writing one paragraph explaining their background and interest to dkennedy@law.harvard.edu. Open to all graduate students.

Subject Areas: International, Comparative & Foreign Law .