An Introduction To Law and Economics / Edition 4

An Introduction To Law and Economics / Edition 4

by A. Mitchell Polinsky
     
 

This compact paperback, distinguished by its brevity and clarity, studies a limited number of topics in the economic analysis of the law in order to help students learn how to approach legal rules like an economist. Among the many attributes of this
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This compact paperback, distinguished by its brevity and clarity, studies a limited number of topics in the economic analysis of the law in order to help students learn how to approach legal rules like an economist. Among the many attributes of this

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735584488
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
218
Sales rank:
1,264,896
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents:

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Efficiency and Equity

Chapter 3. The Coase Theorem

Chapter 4. First Application — Nuisance Law

Chapter 5. Second Application — Breach of Contract

Chapter 6. Third Application — Automobile Accidents

Chapter 7. Risk Bearing and Insurance

Chapter 8. Fourth Application — Breach of Contract Again

Chapter 9. Fifth Application — Automobile Accidents Again

Chapter 10. Sixth Application — Law Enforcement Using Fines

Chapter 11. Seventh Application — Law Enforcement Using Imprisonment

Chapter 12. Competitive Markets

Chapter 13. Eighth Application — Pollution Control

Chapter 14. Ninth Application — Products Liability

Chapter 15. Tenth Application — Principal-Agent Liability

Chapter 16. Eleventh Application — Suit, Settlement, and Trial

Chapter 17. Twelfth Application — Regulation

Chapter 18. Efficiency and Equity Reconsidered

Chapter 19. A Summing Up

Chapter 20. Conclusion

Bibliographical Appendix

Syllabi Appendix

Index

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