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Law and Economics

The Law and Economics course is designed to make scholars understand the role of law in public policy for achieving social goals from an economist’s viewpoint.

Through the course, the scholars will understand the normative aspects of law and economics as well as the interplay between legal and economic principles. The course will also go over the role of law in generating social value through market driven transactions.

The course would look at various laws from an economic perspective such as economics of Private Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, Contract Law, and Tort Law. Along with this, the course will also cover the economic relevance of legal compensations, punishments, and regulations.

Shubhashis Gangopadhyay

Professor at ISPP, Founder & Research Director, India Development Foundation

Economics, Law & Economics, Policy Praxis Lab