Law and Economic Development

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Fall 2013 Course
Meets: M, T 5:00pm - 7:00pm in Hauser Hall Room 104
4 classroom credits

This course will explore past and present debates about 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.

Open to all graduate students.

Prerequisite: For JD students only, the instructor's permission is required. Please write one paragraph explaining your background and interest to dkennedy@law.harvard.edu.

Subject Areas: International, Comparative & Foreign Law .