Economics of Contract Law Reprint from Barnes and Stout's Law and Economics

Economics of Contract Law Reprint from Barnes and Stout's Law and Economics

by David W. Barnes, Lynn A. Stout
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314010926
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Table of Cases
Ch. 1Introduction1
AEfficiency and Utility Maximization1
BEfficiency and Wealth Maximization6
CComparing Utility and Wealth Maximization: The Pareto Criteria and the Role of Compensation11
DEfficiency and Equity17
Ch. 2Economics of Contract Law21
AThe Economic Functions of Contract21
BExchange, Efficiency and Unenforceability30
CEfficient Breaches58
DEfficient Remedies77
EThe Limits of Contract112
Index125

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