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Law and Economics

Law and Economics - 08 edition

Law and Economics - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9780393930535

ISBN10: 039393053X

Law and Economics by Jeffrey Harrison and Jules Theuuwes - ISBN 9780393930535
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 2008
International: No
Law and Economics by Jeffrey Harrison and Jules Theuuwes - ISBN 9780393930535

ISBN13: 9780393930535

ISBN10: 039393053X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 08

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Summary

Law and Economics features short chapters, allowing instructors to devise custom courses that match their interests. The text is a highly readable, accessible book, filled with compelling cases. It makes use of formal, technical economics only when necessary. Law and Economics makes the field come alive.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Law and Economics
2. Tools for Economic Analysis of Law
3. Private Property and Public Goods: An Introduction
4. Externalities
5. Coase Theorem
6. Government Takings
7. Price Regulation
8. Intellectual Property
9. Economic Functions of Contract Law
10. Economics of Promissory Estoppel
11. Distributive Issues
12. Contract Remedies
13. Torts: Liability Standards
14. Compensatory Damages
15. Punitive Damages
16. Products Liability
17. Malpractice
18. Why Criminalize?
19. The Rational Criminal
20. Efficient Levels of Deterrence
21. Empirical Evidence
22. The Value of a Case
23. The Economics of Settlements
24. The Evolution of Law
25. The Goals of Antitrust Law
26. Market Definition, Market Power, Collusion
27. Monopolies
28. Marriage, Divorce, and Contract
29. Inheritance
30. Behavioral Assumptions