Analytical Methods for Lawyers / Edition 1

Analytical Methods for Lawyers / Edition 1

by Howell E. Jackson, Cope, Viscusi, Kaplow
     
 

This law school casebook was developed by a team of professors at Harvard Law School to introduce students with little or no quantitative background to the basic analytical techniques that attorneys need to master to represent their clients effectively. This casebook presents clear explanations of decision analysis, games and information, contracting, accounting,… See more details below

Overview

This law school casebook was developed by a team of professors at Harvard Law School to introduce students with little or no quantitative background to the basic analytical techniques that attorneys need to master to represent their clients effectively. This casebook presents clear explanations of decision analysis, games and information, contracting, accounting, finance, microeconomics, economic analysis of the law, fundamentals of statistics, and multiple regression analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587785146
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
583
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Decision AnalysisIntroduction Solving Decision Acquiring the Necessary Information Games and Information Introduction to Game Theory Description of Games Solving Games Moral Hazard and Incentives Adverse Selection Bargaining Suggestions for Further Reading Contracting Introduction Why Contracts Are Made Principles and Checkpoints for Contracting Production Contracts Principal and Agent Contracts Other Types of Contracts Resolving Contractual Disputes Negotiating the Contract Suggestions for Further Reading Accounting Introduction Three Basic Accounting Formats Double-Entry Bookkeeping and the Account's Frame of Reference Some Fundamental Concepts The Institutional and Legal Structure of Accounting The Analysis of Financial Statements Finance Introduction The Foundations of Financial Theory The Time Value of Money Key Concepts in Corporate Finance The Valuation of Assets Suggestions for Further Reading Microeconomics Introduction The Theory of the Competitive Market Imperfect Consumer Information Monopoly and Related Market Behavior Externalities Public Goods Welfare Economics Suggestions for Further Reading Economic Analysis of Law Introduction Torts Property Law Contracts Civil Litigation Public Law Enforcement and Criminal Law Welfare Economics Criticism of Economic Analysis of Law Suggestions for Further Reading Fundamentals of Statistical Analysis Introduction Descriptive Statistics One-Variable Inferential Statistics Suggestions for Further Reading Multivariate Statistics Bivariate Statistics Multiple Regression Suggestions for Further Reading

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