Economics and the Law Reader / Edition 1

Economics and the Law Reader / Edition 1

by Eric A. Posner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566629721

ISBN-13: 9781566629720

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: West Academic

You don't need a law degree or a background in economics to understand the content in this collection of lectures from the University of Chicago Law School. The lectures, which were designed to introduce economic analysis of law to first-year law students, are easy to read and understand. Topics covered include regression analysis, game theory and the law,

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Overview

You don't need a law degree or a background in economics to understand the content in this collection of lectures from the University of Chicago Law School. The lectures, which were designed to introduce economic analysis of law to first-year law students, are easy to read and understand. Topics covered include regression analysis, game theory and the law, intellectual property, contract damages, and freedom of contract.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566629720
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Academic Text/Reader
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.61(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceiii
1.An Introduction to Regression Analysis1
2.An Introduction to Game Theory and the Law29
3.The Law and Economics of Contract Damages49
4.Das Kapital: Solvency Regulation of the American Business Enterprise65
5.Freedom of Contract82
6.Public Choice101
7.Intellectual Property in an Age of Software and Biotechnology113
8.Social Norms and Social Roles135
9.Transaction Costs and Property Rights: Or Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?175
10.Values and Consequences: An Introduction to Economic Analysis of Law189
11.Carrots and Torts203
12.Agency Models in Law and Economics225
Index245

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