ECON 308

Economics and the Law

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Application of economic principles and methodology, including transactions costs and the Coase Theorem, to different areas of law. Areas include the law of property, torts and contracts, criminal, family, and corporate law.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 308, ECON 408, ECON 408A, ECON 408B.
  • Not open for credit to students with credit in ECON 311A or ECON 311B.


  • One of ECON103, ECON 103C, ECON 180; and
  • ECON 104; and
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied.


Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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