Law and Economics / Edition 4

Law and Economics / Edition 4

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by Cooter, Thomas Ulen, Thomas Ulen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201770253

ISBN-13: 9780201770254

Pub. Date: 07/25/2003

Publisher: Pearson Education

Law and economics has become a central course in U.S. legal education and for students majoring in topics like economics, political science, and philosophy. With the Fifth Edition of their best-selling text, Cooter and Ulen provide a clear introduction to economic analysis and its application to legal rules and institutions that is accessible to any…  See more details below

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Law and economics has become a central course in U.S. legal education and for students majoring in topics like economics, political science, and philosophy. With the Fifth Edition of their best-selling text, Cooter and Ulen provide a clear introduction to economic analysis and its application to legal rules and institutions that is accessible to any student who has taken principles of microeconomics.

An Introduction to Law and Economics; A Review of Microeconomic Theory; An Introduction to Law and Legal Institutions; An Economic Theory of Property; Topics in the Economics of Property Law; An Economic Theory of Contract; Topics in the Economics of Contract Law; An Economic Theory of Tort Law; Topics in the Economics of Tort Liability; An Economic Theory of the Legal Process; An Economic Theory of Crime and Punishment; Topics in the Economics of Crime and Punishment.

For all readers interested in law and economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201770254
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/25/2003
Series:
The Addison-Wesley Series in Economics
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1An Introduction to Law and Economics1
2A Review of Microeconomic Theory9
3An Introduction to Law and Legal Institutions55
4An Economic Theory of Property69
5Topics in the Economics of Property Law111
6An Economic Theory of Contract161
7Topics in the Economics of Contract Law203
8An Economic Theory of Tort Law259
9Topics in the Economics of Tort Liability295
10An Economic Theory of the Legal Process334
11An Economic Theory of Crime and Punishment383
12Topics in the Economics of Crime and Punishment408
Suggested Answers441
Case Index471
Name Index472
Subject Index476

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Law and Economics 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of the finest textbooks I've ever read; my perspective is that of an economics major. The book explains things very well and makes it easy to understand the concepts. There is also a very good website supporting it, though not fully updated as of Dec. 2003.