ISBN-10:
1845424425
ISBN-13:
9781845424428
Pub. Date:
04/07/2007
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Efficiency of the Common Law Hypothesis

Efficiency of the Common Law Hypothesis

by Paul H. Rubin

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ISBN-13: 9781845424428
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/07/2007
Series: Economic Approaches to Law Series
Pages: 704

About the Author

Edited by Paul H. Rubin, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics and Law, Emory University, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Acknowledgements
Introduction Paul H. Rubin
PART I THE BEGINNINGS
1. Paul H. Rubin (1977), ‘Why is the Common Law Efficient?’
2. George L. Priest (1977), ‘The Common Law Process and the Selection of Efficient Rules’
3. John C. Goodman (1978), ‘An Economic Theory of the Evolution of Common Law’
4. R. Peter Terrebonne (1981), ‘A Strictly Evolutionary Model of Common Law’
PART II THE FIRST CRITICS
5. William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner (1979), ‘Adjudication as a Private Good’
6. Robert Cooter and Lewis Kornhauser (1980), ‘Can Litigation Improve the Law Without the Help of Judges?’
7. Paul H. Rubin (1982), ‘Common Law and Statute Law’
8. Peter H. Aranson (1992), ‘The Common Law as Central Economic Planning’
PART III EVOLUTIONARY CRITICS
9. Jack Hirshleifer (1982), ‘Evolutionary Models in Economics and Law: Cooperation Versus Conflict Strategy’
10. Gillian K. Hadfield (1992), ‘Bias in the Evolution of Legal Rules’
11. Mark J. Roe (1996), ‘Chaos and Evolution in Law and Economics’
12. Oona A. Hathaway (2001), ‘Path Dependence in the Law: The Course and Pattern of Legal Change in a Common Law System’
PART IV BIASED EVOLUTION
13. Paul H. Rubin and Martin J. Bailey (1994), ‘The Role of Lawyers in Changing the Law’
14. Vincy Fon and Francesco Parisi (2003), ‘Litigation and the Evolution of Legal Remedies: A Dynamic Model’
PART V SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS
15. Bruce L. Benson (1989), ‘The Spontaneous Evolution of Commercial Law’
16. Yoram Barzel (2000), ‘Dispute and Its Resolution: Delineating the Economic Role of the Common Law’
17. Jeffrey Evans Stake (2005), ‘Evolution of Rules in a Common Law System: Differential Litigation of the Fee Tail and Other Perpetuities’
18. Keith N. Hylton (2006), ‘Information, Litigation, and Common Law Evolution’
19. Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny (1998), ‘Law and Finance’
PART VI HAYEKIAN (MACRO) EFFICIENCY
20. Paul G. Mahoney (2001), ‘The Common Law and Economic Growth: Hayek Might be Right’
21. Todd J. Zywicki (2003), ‘The Rise and Fall of Efficiency in the Common Law: A Supply-Side Analysis’
PART VII SUMMING UP
22. Paul H. Rubin (2005), ‘Micro and Macro Legal Efficiency: Supply and Demand’
Name Index

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