Unit

Course
Law
Study-unit Code
A001859
Location
PERUGIA
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Cristiano Perugini
Teachers
  • Cristiano Perugini
Hours
  • 36 ore - Cristiano Perugini
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2022
Offered
2023/24
Learning activities
Affini o integrative d.m.270/04
Area
Attività formative in ambiti disciplinari affini o integrativi a quelli di base e caratterizzanti, anche con riguardo alle culture di contesto e alla formazione interdisciplinare
Academic discipline
SECS-P/03
Type of study-unit
Opzionale (Optional)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
English
Contents
Interplay of economic and juridical aspects. Basic principles of the Government intervention in modern market economies. Market failures. Markets regulation. Inequalities and redistribution.
Reference texts
Law and Economics (6° edition), Robert Cooter – Thomas Ulen (Barkely Law Books)
Slides and papers provided by the instructor
Educational objectives
Illustrate the main dimensions of the interplay between economic and juridical aspects in various dimensions of social and institutional settings. Describe and discuss role of the Public Sector in the economy (motivations, aims, methods, and limitations) according to both a normative and a positive perspective, in order to understand and critically evaluate the long-run and short-run problems of the economy.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of basic concepts and tools of political economy
Teaching methods
Lectures
Other information
N.A.
Learning verification modality
Written test. Duration: 1 hour. Three definitions of key concepts and an open question.
Extended program
The interplay between law and economics in modern societies. The role and view of the State; fundamental analytical tools in public finance analysis.
Market failures and imperfections: public goods, externalities and collective decision-making.
Markets regulation.
The theory of taxation: efficiency and distribution issues. Personal income taxes and individual behavior.
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