- Code LAWS8570
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Develop and demonstrate a sound understanding of basic economic methodology as applied in the law and regulation of economics;
- Identify, critically analyse and explain the meaning of concepts such as efficiency, justice, rights, legal rules and institutions and the relationships between them;
- Identify and critically evaluate the economic consequences and role of law and legal institutions in that context;
- Analyse and critically evaluate specific legal policy issues from a law and economics perspective; and
- Plan, design and individually execute a research based project that identifies and critically examines aspects of economic regulation and the legal framework that underlines it.
- Class Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Research Essay (7000 words) (90) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 26 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours. Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have 3 contact hours per week.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThe prescribed text for this course is:
- Robert D. COOTER and Thomas ULEN (2012), Law and Economics, Addison Wesley Longman, 6th edition
Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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