An Introduction to the Economics 

of Property Rights


Course Outline

Readings:

 
Allen, "Transaction Costs"
Demsetz "Towards a Theory of Property Rights"
 Hall "Market Enforced Information Asymmetry"
 Allen "The Rhino's Horn"
Allen and Lueck ``Contract Choice''
  Botticini and Siow ``Why Doweries?''
Allen ``The Choice of Spouse.''
Barzel ``Rationing by Waiting''
 Klein and Leffler ``The Role of Market Performance in Assuring Quality''
Andolfatto `` A Theory of Inalienable Property Rights.''
 Allen "Who Should be Allowed Into the Marriage Franchise"
Lueck ``The Rule of first Possession and the Design of the Law.''