What Should Lawyers Know About Economics Academic Article uri icon


  • To find out what law-and-economics scholars and economists think lawyers should know about economics, we conducted surveys of random samples of members of the American Law and Economics Association and the American Economic Association. We posed two questions to both groups: What do you think are the five most important economic concepts law students ought to learn in a law-and-economics course? Law-and-economics courses sometimes include economics articles in their reading lists. If you could choose up to five articles for such a course, what would they be?

author list (cited authors)

  • Whaples, R., Morriss, A. P., & Moorhouse, J. C.

publication date

  • January 1998