The University Of Georgia
Program name: Law and Economics
Study Level: Graduate
Program leader: Alexander Rakviashvili
Study language: Georgian
Program capacity: 120
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Learning outcomes:
  • Knowledge and understanding

    · Graduate of the program demonstrates: · deep and systematic knowledge in economic policy, theory and economic decision-making necessary for critical understanding of complex problems in the field of law and economics and for the formation of a new vision of their solution; · the necessary knowledge in law for a critical understanding of complex problems in the field of law and economics, which includes knowledge about the legal foundations of the state and justice and human rights; · knowledge of content requirements of academic writing and internationally established technical standards within the framework of research.


    · Graduate of the program: · in relation to a specific case, taking into account the alternative approaches in the field of law and economy, formulates alternative ways of solving the problem, compares them and justifies his/her own opinion; · synthesizes and critically analyzes the information needed to evaluate the economic results of the regulation and the economic policy of the state in general, develops appropriate, original ways for evaluation and, following the principles of academic good faith, independently carries out appropriate research; · expands knowledge through synthesis of acquired theoretical and practical knowledge, analysis of primary sources and scientific articles; · Using appropriate professional terminology, conveys (written and orally) own reasoned opinion to the professional and academic community and makes a report

  • Date of approval: 12-22-2020
    Approval protocol number: 55/20
    Date of program update: 07-27-2022
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    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    LAWEC5100Microeconomics6 1
    LAWEC5110Macroeconomics6 1
    LAWEC5120Quantitative Research Methods6 1
    LAWEC5130Research Seminar I8 1
    LAWEC5200Rule of Law and Legal System6 2
    LAWEC5210Judicial Obligation and Judicial Branch6 2
    LAWEC5220Law and Economics6 2
    LAWEC5230Research Seminar II8 2
    LAWEC6100Regulatory Impact Assessment14 3
    LAWEC6280Master’s Thesis30 4

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    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    LAWB6313Georgian Tax System6
    LAWEC6110Academic article12
    LAWEC6120Study practice12
    LAWEC6130Monetary Policy and Its Challenges6
    LAWP 5260Comparative Constitutional Law6
    LAWP5254Freedom of Speech in Comparative Perspective6
    PUBL6220Public Policy Analysis6

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    Matrix Of Privequisites

    Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
    97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
    94-96 3,75 A
    91-93 3,50 A-
    87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
    84-86 3,00 B B
    81-83 2,75 B-  
    77-80 2,50 C+   C good
    74-76 2,25 C
    71-73 2,00 C-
    67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
    64-66 1,50 D
    61-63 1,25 D-
    51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
    Not passed
    41-50   FX FX Insufficient
    <40   F F Failed

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