Introduction to the Economics of Information, Privacy, and Data Security


Event Details

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  • Venue: Omni Amelia Island Plantation
  • Division: Program on Economics and Privacy, The Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies

The Introduction to the Economics of Information, Privacy, and Data Security will introduce law professors to the economics of information, including concepts such as search costs, adverse selection, signaling, and screening. The program will also cover the economics of privacy, data security, and online advertising, as well as an understanding of how the First Amendment applies to these regulatory fields. The program is designed to provide law professors with a grounding in these economic concepts underlying much of modern consumer protection law so that they can be used research and teaching.

Questions? Contact Jeffrey Smith at jsmithq@gmu.edu or 703.993.8382.