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Critical Issues in Law and Development

This seminar investigates the role of law and legal institutions in economic development. We will survey several critical topics in the relevant literature, such as property rights, the role of the judiciary, rule of law, constitutionalism and democracy, law and finance, corruption and social norms, and others. Students are excpected to present and submit a research paper by the end of the term.

Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.