Law and Economics

Law and Economics

Professor Louis Kaplow, Professor Steven Shavell
Spring 2020 seminar
T 5:00pm - 7:00pm in Hauser Hall Room 102
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This seminar will provide students with exposure to ongoing research in the economic analysis of law. At most of the meetings, invited speakers from Harvard and other universities will present works in progress. Students are required to submit, before sessions, brief written comments on the papers to be presented.

Enrollment in either or both terms is permitted. Some background in economics or law and economics is helpful; however, knowledge of technical economics is unnecessary.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, Disciplinary Perspectives & Law, Legal & Political Theory