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Fall 2024 Seminar

Ethics, Economics and the Law

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

Explores controversies about the use of markets and market reasoning in areas such as organ sales, procreation, environmental regulation, immigration policy, military service, voting, health care, education, and criminal justice. The seminar will examine arguments for and against cost-benefit analysis, the monetary valuation of life and the risk of death, and the use of economic reasoning in public policy and law.

Note: This course is jointly-listed with FAS as GOV 2034.