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Economics of Law and Public Policy - ECON5006

This unit of study introduces tools to study the impact of laws and public policy on individual behaviours. We will critically evaluate empirical research produced by economists, sociologists, criminologists, and legal scholars. Topics will focus on criminal justice policy but will also cover other areas of law such as labour and social policy.

Classes
1x3hr seminar/week

Assessment
in class participation (15%), 1x10 min presentation (15%), 1x1500wd policy evaluation report (30%), 1x2hr final exam (40%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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