University of Calgary

Michael Ilg

  • Associate Professor


Professor Ilg joined the faculty of law in 2007. Professor Ilg holds a JD and LLM from Queen's University, and a PhD in law from the University of British Columbia. His doctoral dissertation was entitled: "The Diversity & Evolution of Competition: A Liberal Law and Economics Theory for the International System."

Professor Ilg regularly teaches contracts, remedies, law and economics, and law and development.


Law 402: Contracts
Law 575: Remedies
Law 693: Law and Development

Research/Scholarly Activities

Professor Ilg’s research generally addresses individual rights from an economic perspective. Most recently, he has applied economic reasoning to selected topics within constitutional theory, including aboriginal rights, freedom of expression, and federalism.

Research Areas

  • Legal Theory
  • Law and Development


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