Barcelona, Spain

Law and Economics-Why Should We Obey?

online course
when 5 July 2021 - 16 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 150

As students are often familiarized with economic models and predictions as well as theories, it turns out that applying that knowledge to the real world and finding the shortcomings of the presented models in the contemporary business environment is not self-evident and that students need some support in putting the knowledge in action. This is precisely what the course offers: to help them use the knowledge they have already obtained, and the knowledge offered in this course, in their professional and private lives.

The course objective is to analyze the incentives created by laws and legal institutions, as well as their implications for economic activity in a globalized world. Microeconomic models will be used to conduct positive and normative analysis of certain legal rules and complement the analysis with real case studies.

Course leader

Lela Melon

Target group

Undergraduated students (Sophomore, Junior and Senior)

Fee info

EUR 150: Registration fee (non refundable)
EUR 750: Tuition fee (non refundable)


Non UPF students from universities with an international exchange partnership with UPF will be exempt of paying the 150€ non refundable registration fee.