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Ricardo Court

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Research Interests: 
Economic History, Trust and Enforcement of Social Norms, Renaissance Philosophy, Art, & Politics, Early Modern Studies, Merchant Diasporas, Network Theory, Early Commercial Law & Customary Practice, The Economics of Splendor
Office Location: 
301 North Hall
Office Hours: 
On leave for Spring 2018



"Honore et utile: The Approaches and Practice of Sixteenth-century Genoese Merchant Custom" in Understanding the Sources of Early Modern and Modern Commercial Law: Courts, Statutes, Contracts, and Legal Scholarship, Brill 2018.