Law & Economics
|Kod Erasmus / ISCED:||
|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Law & Economics|
|Jednostka:||Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych|
Przedmioty wolnego wyboru dla II roku studiów zaocznych
|Punkty ECTS i inne:||
Law & economics is one of the fastest developing and interdisciplinary areas of science. Thanks to economic analysis of law we can design the proper legal institutions. Law & economics reveals that economic tools shall be used within the research on different institutions, i.a. linked with crime or punishment.
Economic analysis of law aims to describe legal institutions using tools proper for economics. During classes students focus on the folllowing topics:
- Property rights
- Economic analysis of contract law
- Criminal law and economics
- Ex ante/ex post legal acts evaluation
The main aim of this course is to present available law & economics approaches to selected problems, as well as to introduce some skills necessary to conduct a new research. A discussion over actual legal aspects is welcome.
Cooter R., Ulen T., Law and Economics, IVth edition, Boston, Pearson/Addison-Wesley, 2004.
Schaefer H-B, Ott C., The economic analysis of civil law, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar 2005.
Wittman, D., A., [ed.], Economicy analysis of the law: selected readings, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, 2003.
|Efekty uczenia się:||
Upon completion of the course a student knows basic law & economics approaches. He/she is able to recognize the complexity of institutional systems. A student is able to indicate the main motivations, criteria and tools to review the optimality of law.
Upon completion of the course a student is able to discuss arguments in favor and against the importance of economic analysis of law. He/she is able to critically asses the current debate on the relationship between legal and economic institutions.
Upon completion of the course a student is able to present and justify his views in front of the class.
SU05, SU06, SK01, SK03, SU04, SU03, SU02, SU01, SW03, SW02, SW01, SW04, SW05, SK02, SK04
|Metody i kryteria oceniania:||
Final grade will be based on the prepared essay quality
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych.