JEP

Economic Institute for Judges, Week One, October 28-November 2, 2012

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 

 

Market Magic and Price Formation

 

Supply, Demand, and Mutually Beneficial Exchange

Butler and Drahozal, Chapters I and II

 

Externalities, Property Rights, and the Coase Theorem

Butler & Drahozal, Chapter I, §B

 

Introduction to Behavioral Economics

 

Markets in Action

 

Competition and Monopoly

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VII (Skim entire chapter)

 

Cartels and Mergers

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VII, §C

 

Risk, Injury and Liability

Butler and Drahozal, Chapter VI, §§A and C, pp. 225-258

 

Monopolization and Single Firm Conduct

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

 

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

 

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