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Předmět, akademický rok 2023/2024
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Law and Economics - HSSO3
Anglický název: Law and Economics
Zajišťuje: Zahraniční oddělení (22-ZO)
Fakulta: Právnická fakulta
Platnost: od 2023
Semestr: letní
Body: 0
E-Kredity: 5
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:1/0, Zk [HT]
4EU+: ne
Virtuální mobilita / počet míst pro virtuální mobilitu: ne
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
Garant: Sven Hoeppner, M.Sc., LL.M., Ph.D.
Vyučující: Sven Hoeppner, M.Sc., LL.M., Ph.D.
Anotace -
The course
This course is designed to introduce students into a framework of institutions such as formal laws, contracts, and informal norms within which all economic activity takes place. Economic analysis will be applied to illuminate the common law areas such as torts, contracts, property or criminal law. It will examine the effect of legal rules on individual behavior, behavior of firms, consequent resource allocation, income distribution, economic growth. Furthermore, the economic analysis will examine whether these legal rules are in line with reaching socially optimum outcomes. Prior acquaintance with principles of economics is desirable, although brief overview of the relevant economic concepts is given in the introduction.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
-understand the key concepts of the economic analysis of law (Coase theorem, incentives, efficient breach etc. )
-learn how legal arrangements enable or impede the functioning of markets
-acquire the skills to assess the role of legal rules in reaching socially efficient outcomes

Important information about the prerequisites: The course requires prior knowledge of economics at the level of an introductory microeconomics course (e.g., Mankiw, G.: Principles of Economics, chapters 1-19). For the Faculty of Law regular master students, this implies that they should have completed the course Theory of national economy I. Throughout the classes and exams, we will presume that the students have the requisite knowledge of this material.
Poslední úprava: Dušek Libor, doc. Mgr. Bc., Ph.D. (18.01.2020)
Požadavky ke zkoušce - angličtina


The exam will consist of a 24-hour take home exam. Students will receive the exam by email. Students must return a PDF file with their answers 24-hours later. This is a sharp deadline. While active class participation is strongly encourages and generally leads to a far better result, there are no pre-requisites to undertake the examination.

Means of communication:

Communication between lecturer and students about organizational and administrative issues will happen in-class. Moreover, students and lecturer will communicate by email. All materials will be provided digitally.

Poslední úprava: Marešová Svatava, Ing. (17.01.2023)
Sylabus - angličtina


Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Microeconomic paradigm and core concepts 

Lecture 3: Economic theory of property law 

Lecture 4: Economic theory of contract law (1/2) 

Lecture 5:  Economic theory of contract law (2/2)

Lecture 6: Economic theory of tort law (1/2)

Lecture 7: Economic theory of tort law (2/2)

Lecture 8: Economic theory of Crime

Lecture 9: Economics of litigation

Lecture 10: Economic theory of international law

Course Goals:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants should:

-          obtain a general understanding of important law and economics concepts and methods;

-          should possess the knowledge and skills to recognize the economic issue in a legal proplem;

-          should be qualified to systematically engage a basic economic analysis of a legal problem.

Poslední úprava: Marešová Svatava, Ing. (17.01.2023)
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