JEP

Economics Institute for Judges, Week One, April 7-12, 2013

Agenda

 

Economic Thinking

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

 

Property Rights and Exchange

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter I, §B

D. Bruce Johnsen, Salmon, Science, and Reciprocity on the Northwest Coast, Ecology and Society 14(2):43 (2009)

 

Market Magic and Price Formation

 

Supply, Demand, and Mutually Beneficial Exchange

Butler and Drahozal, Chapters I and II

 

Introduction to Behavioral Economics

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter I, § B

 

Externalities, Property Rights, and the Coase Theorem

D. Bruce Johnsen From: "Late Rut' will Promote Buck Movement," Houston Chronicle, December 20, 1984

 

Markets in Action

 

Competition and Monopoly

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VII (skim entire chapter)

 

Horizontal and Vertical Restraints

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VII.C.2 and D.5.a,b

 

Risk, Injury and Liability

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VI, §§A and C, pp. 255-258

 

Monopolization and Single Firm Conduct

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VII, §D.5.d

Verizon v. Law Offices of Curtis v. Trinko, 540 US 398 (2004)

Opinion

Concurrance

 

Information Costs and Transaction Costs

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

 

Economics of Civil Procedure I

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter III, §C

 

Economics of Civil Procedure II

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter III, §C

Bhagat and Romano: Event Studies and the Law Part I: Technique and Corporate Litigation

 

Economics of Insurance

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VI, §B

 

Public Choice: Concepts

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

 

Public Choice: Applications

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter III, §B