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ECON 4450 - Law and Economics

3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: ECON 2106 .
This course provides an introduction to the economic analysis of legal issues and explores the relationship of legal institutions and laws to economic efficiency and social goals, such as justice. Topics are chosen from among the following: property rights, externalities, and environmental control, administrative processes, crime, contracts, and liability (e.g. product liability and medical malpractice), public utility and antitrust regulations, individual rights, and discrimination.