AGEP

AGEP Economics Institute, September 30-October 3, 2012

Agenda

Economic Thinking

Butler & Drahozal, Economic Analysis for Lawyers, 2nd ed., Carolina Academic Press (2006): Chapters I and II

Supply, Demand, Mutually-Beneficial Exchange

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter I and II

Law & Economics in the Courts

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter II, §§ C and E

Property Rights & Exchange

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter I, §B

Johnsen, "Salmon Science and Reciprocity on the Northwest Coast," Ecology and Society 14(2): (2009)

Market Magic and Price Formation

Public Choice I

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter III, §§A and B; Chapter VII, §D.2

Stearns and Zywicki, Public Choice Concepts and Applications in Law, Thomas Reuters, (2009) pp. 76-82, 84-89, and 153-165

Public Choice II

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter III, §B

Stearns and Zywicki, pp. 297-323, 383-405, and 556-557

Externalities, Property Rights, and the Coase Theorem

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter I, §B

D. Bruce Johnsen, "'Late Rut' Will Promote Buck Movement," Houston Chronicle, Dec 20, 1984.

Competition & Monopoly

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter VII (Skim entire chapter)

Game Theory, Subjective Value

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter I, §D; Chapter II, §C.2

Markets in Action

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter I, §D; Chapter II, §C.2

Competition & Monopoly II: Cartels, Mergers and Monopolization

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter VII, §§C and D.5

Information Costs and Transaction Costs

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter V, §§A and B

Consumer Credit

"America's Debt Paranoia"

"The Market for Information and Credit Card Regulation"

"Money to Go"

Risk, Injury, and Liability

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter VI, §§A and C

Introduction to Behavioral Economics

Economics of Insurance

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter VI, §B