Economic Analysis of Law National Taiwan University
This course introduces students to the economic analysis of law as a set of tools for analysing laws and understanding the effect legal rules have on the way people behave. This course also explores the extent to which the principles of economics can be used to explain the workings of the legal system and political institutions. Particular attention is paid to apply economic analysis to contemporaneous law and policy controversies in East Asia. The course neither presumes nor requires a background in economics. Teaching/Learning Methodology/Methods：The course is organised as an interactive seminar. Student participation is expected and counted significantly towards the final grade.
At the end of the course, students should be able to: _explain basic economic concepts such as demand-supply, Coarse theorem, public choice, moral hazard, adverse selection etc. _construct and evaluate basic economic models of the incentive effects of different rules and institutions _apply economic principles in analysis of legal rules and public policy _identify and evaluate the various economic justifications for and against in the context of novel legal and policy problems
*Restrict to graduate students.
*Restrict to students of College of Law
*Classes in 8, 9 on Dec. 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 25 & 8, 9, 10 on Dec. 22
Online Course Requirement
Jian Lin Chen
Graduate Institute of Law
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Email address: http://www.law.ntu.edu.tw/main.php?site_id=1