1.1 — Law and Economics — Class Content


Tuesday, February 2, 2021


Welcome to ECON 315 - Economics of the Law! Today’s lesson will be an introduction to the course and the tools — what content we will cover, the assignments, what you will need, and what the field known as “law and economics” is about.

If you have not done so, please watch my welcome video, read the announcements in Blackboard, take my survey, and join our class slack channel.

The live class Zoom meeting link can be found on Blackboard (see LIVE ZOOM MEETINGS on the left navigation menu), starting at 2:00 PM.

If you are unable to join today’s live session, or if you want to review, you can find the recording stored on Blackboard via Panopto (see Class Recordings on the left navigation menu).


Required Readings

This week is all introductory, but you may look at Chapter 1 in the textbook if you wish. Otherwise, please heed this timeless message:

Optional/Referenced Readings