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us: Law and economics


  • Here are entered works on the discipline that studies law from the perspective of economic theory. Works on the economic aspects of the legal system are entered under [Law--Economic aspects.]
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    • us: Economics and jurisprudence
    • us: Economics and law
    • us: Jurisprudence and economics
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: European journal of law and economics, Mar. 1994.
    • found: Law and economics in a nutshell, 1995: p. 1 (Chicago period of law and economics describes "what law would look like if courts adopted efficiency as their guiding standard") p. 2 (in post-Chicago era, one branch maintains "there is an ideological bias inherent in the application of economics to law"; 2nd branch is "effort to incorporate law and economics into broader spectrum of interdisciplinary themes about law") p. 56 (Coase theorem central to law and economics: "the assignment of rights by courts or legal authorities may have little to do with who eventually possesses those rights")
    • found: Veljanovski, C.G. The new law-and-economics, 1982: p. 2 ("The term 'law-and-economics' (or 'economic analysis of law') as used here is defined as the application of economic theory, mostly price or micro-economic theory, and empirical methods to examine the formation, structure, processes, and impact of law and legal instruments")
    • found: Ox. companion law (Jurisprudence and economics)
    • found: Harvard Law School catalog, 1992-1993: p. 136 (Seminar: Law and Economics; research in economic analysis of law)
    • found: Expanded academic index (Law and economics)
    • found: Legal resource index (Law and economics)
    • notfound: Black's law dict.
  • LC Classification

    • K487.E3
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the discipline that studies law from the perspective of economic theory. Works on the economic aspects of the legal system are entered under [Law--Economic aspects.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Law--Economic aspects]
  • Change Notes

    • 1995-11-06: new
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