Comparative Law and Economics

Comparative Law and Economics

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ISBN-13: 9781788114035
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 08/25/2017
Series: Research Handbooks in Comparative Law Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 6.12(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edited by the late Theodore Eisenberg, formerly Cornell University, US and Giovanni B. Ramello, Università del Piemonte Orientale and International Programme IEL – Institutions, Economics and Law, Italy

Table of Contents

Contents:
PART I THEORETICAL ISSUES
1. The Past, Present and Future of Comparative Law and Economics
Giovanni B. Ramello
2. Markets, Contracts, and Firms: A Unified Model of Organizational Choice
Thomas J. Miceli
3. Law, Social Norms, and Standards: Their Nexus with Government and their Impact on the Economic Performance of Nation States
Nicholas Mercuro
4. The Market for Legal Innovation: Law and Economics in Europe and the United States,
Nuno Garoupa and Thomas S. Ulen
5. Principles, Tolerance and Institutional Torpor
Enrico Colombatto
PART II SELECTED CASES
6. Structure and Style in Comparative Property Law
Yun-chien Chang and Henry E. Smith
7. A Comparative View of Local Tax and Expenditure Limitations and their Consequences
Federico Revelli
8. Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove? Judicial Behavior in Mixed Courts
Valerie P. Hans and Anne Jolivet
9. Global Competition Law Convergence: Potential Roles for Economics
David J. Gerber
10. The Comparative Law and Economics of Energy Markets
Giuseppe Bellantuono
11. A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis of Damages for Patent Infringement
Thomas F. Cotter
12. The Comparative Economics of International Intellectual Property Agreements
Peter K. Yu
13. Copyright and Tort as Mirror Models: On Not Mistaking for the Right Hand What the Left Hand is Doing
Wendy J. Gordon
14. The Eurozone Crisis, the Defective Policy Response and the Need for Institutional Innovation
Enrico Marelli and Marcello Signorelli
PART III EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATIONS
15. The Effect of Stakes on Settlement: An Empirical Lesson from Taiwan
Kuo-Chang Huang
16. Comparative Judicial Efficiency: Examining Case Disposition in Five Countries' Courts of Last Resort
Anthony Kreis, John Szmer and Robert K. Christensen
17. Copyright Law and the Supply of Creative Work: Evidence from the Movies
Ivan Paak Liang Png and Qiu-hong Wang
18. International Environmental Agreement Effectiveness: A Review of Empirical Studies
Kendall A. Houghton and Helen T. Naughton
19. The American and the European Market of Human Experimentation, A Comparative Study on Regulation and Competitiveness
Antonella Foddis and Roberto Ippoliti
Index

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