Economic Methods for law students [& those who are interested] (OCW)



This lecture is aimed at non-economists, but in particular at law students with an interest in the economic analysis of law. It is offered every semester.

  • The lecture is intended for the conventional areas of microeconomics and their application to legal issues.

Prerequisite: In order to be able to use all offers, it is advantageous to have a Moodle account.


Students from other disciplines should gain an understanding of microeconomic theory. In particular, they should be able to understand and critically reflect on scientific essays in the field of applied microeconomics.
This OCW course is the Moodle course that accompanies the lecture.

Target group: Non-economists, law students, interested parties


  • Course description & requirements of the seminar
  • Lecture slides + bibliographical references
  • Topics:
    • efficiency paradigm
    • microeconomics
    • theory of games
    • Social Welfare and Social Election Theory
    • Market failure and economic policy
  • Tutorial Videos (H5P)
  • Exercise-materials such as a test exam
  • Multiple choice tasks for self assessment


Dr. rer. pol. Marc Scheufen


Humanities and Social Sciences


OpenCourseWare (OCW)


Copyright (C) Dr. rer. pol. Marc Scheufen

Date of publication

Mon, 23. Jul 2018 (aktualisiert am Mon, 13. Sep 2021)

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