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GOV 2034. Ethics, Economics, and Law

Explores controversies about the use of markets and market reasoning in areas such as organ sales, procreation, environmental regulation, immigration policy, military service, voting, health care, education, and criminal justice. The seminar will examine arguments for and against cost-benefit analysis, the monetary valuation of life and the risk of death, and the use of economic reasoning in public policy and law.

Notes: Offered jointly with the Law School as LAW - 2076. Meets at the Law School. Open to GSAS students with the permission of the instructor.

Requirements: Course open to Doctoral Students Only

Professor: 

Michael Sandel

Season: 

Spring

Days: 

Time: 

TBA

Course ID: 

124836

Subject Area: 

Government
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