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Master 2021/2022

Property and Liability: An Introduction to Law and Economics

Type: Elective course
Area of studies: Law
When: 1 year, 2 module
Mode of studies: distance learning
Open to: students of one campus
Instructors: Vladimir Churakov
Master’s programme: Legal History, Theory and Philosophy of Law
Language: English
ECTS credits: 3

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life. During the course, students will receive information about theoretical basis of Law and Economics and its practical application in American law. The course is aimed at the analysis of property rights, contact rights and liability with the Law and Economic tools.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Know the economic approach to property relationships, correlation between property and contract rights;
  • Know the doctrinal interpretation of property rights;
  • Understand the basic principles of American law;
  • Apply economic approach to the analysis of property rights, contract rights and liability
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Have basic knowledge of American law;
  • Have basic knowledge of Law and Economics;
  • Have skills in applying economic approach to legal phenomena.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Property
  • Exchange and Efficiency
  • Externality
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Property, Utility and Technology
  • Criminal Procedure
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Current control: test during the course
  • non-blocking Intermediate control: interview with the teacher
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.3 * Intermediate control: interview with the teacher + 0.7 * Current control: test during the course
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Карапетов А.Г. - Экономический анализ права - Общество с ограниченной ответственностью «Издательство «СТАТУТ» - 2016 - ISBN: 978-5-8354-1238-9 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЛАНЬ - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/92530
  • Право и экономика (методология): Учебник для магистрантов / Г.А. Гаджиев. - М.: Юр.Норма, НИЦ ИНФРА-М, 2018. - 256 с. - Режим доступа: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/920486

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Иллюзия выбора. Кто принимает решения за нас и почему это не всегда плохо: Научно-популярное / Санстейн К. - Москва :Альпина Пабл., 2016. - 252 с.: ISBN 978-5-9614-5478-9 - Текст : электронный. - URL: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/728491
  • Экономический анализ права: Учебное пособие / Шмаков А.В. - М.:Магистр, ИНФРА-М Издательский Дом, 2011. - 320 с.: 60x90 1/16 ISBN 978-5-9776-0180-1 - Режим доступа: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/216524