1 edition of Introduction to law and economics found in the catalog.
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|Contributions||University of Toronto. Faculty of Law|
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|Pagination||3, 649 p. :|
|Number of Pages||649|
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Distinguished by brevity, lucid writing, and well-chosen examples, An Introduction to Law and Economics, now in its Fifth Edition, focuses on a set of core topics that include property, contracts, torts, criminal law, and litigation. Avoiding specialized jargon and mathematics, Polinsky teaches students how to think like an economist and understand legal issues from an economic perspective/5(8).
Completely updated and revised for its Third Edition, <b>An Introduction to Law and Economics</b> focuses on a set of core topics including property, contracts, torts, and criminal law.
The text imparts a good basic knowledge of economic principles and issues pertaining to the by: An introduction to law and economics Paperback – January 1, by A. Mitchell Polinsky (Author)/5(5). Introduction to Law and Economics book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be sure to examine AN INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND ECONOMICS, /5(28). Robert Cooter, a pioneer in the field of law and economics, began teaching in the Department of Economics at UC Berkeley in and joined the Boalt faculty in He has been a visiting member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and a recipient of various awards and fellowships, including Guggenheim, the Jack N.
Pritzker Visiting Research Professorship at Northwestern Law School /5(21). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --Efficiency and equity --The coase theorem --First application: nuisance law --Second application: breach of contract --Third application: automobile accidents --Risk bearing and insurance --Fourth application: breach of contract again --Fifth.
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Introduction to law and economics. Boston: Little, Brown, © (OCoLC) An Introduction to Law and Economics, now in its Fifth Edition, focuses on a set of core topics that include property, contracts, torts, criminal law, and litigation.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction Efficiency and equity The coase theorem First application --nuisance law Second application --breach of contract Third application --automobile accidents Risk bearing and insurance Forth application --breach of contract again Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with coverage of legal and regulatory issues that are more technical than the topics in the authors' Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment.
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Book Overview Completely updated and revised for its Third Edition, An Introduction to Law and Economics focuses on a set of core topics including property, contracts, torts, and criminal law. The text imparts a good basic knowledge of economic principles and issues pertaining To The by: In this book, as in the rest of the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, economic efficiency is assumed to be the normative criterion for legal analysis.
As a result, regulation is economically justified when it is efficiency-enhancing. What can Law & Economics do. Law & Economics, with its positive economic analysis, seeks to explain the behaviour of legislators, prosecutors, judges, and bureaucrats. The model of rational choice, which underlies much of modern economics, proved to be very useful for explaining (and predicting) how people act under various legal constraints.
An introduction to law and economics by A. Mitchell Polinsky,Little, Brown edition, in English - 2nd by: The book showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, labor markets, and natural resource sectors.
The field of agricultural economics is relevant, important and interesting. Law and economics or economic analysis of law is the application of economic theory (specifically microeconomic theory) to the analysis of law that began mostly with scholars from the Chicago school of ic concepts are used to explain the effects of laws, to assess which legal rules are economically efficient, and to predict which legal rules will be promulgated.
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The book's goal is neither to cover every conceivable theory nor to discuss every possible facet of the theories by: Distinguished by brevity, lucid writing, and well-chosen examples, An Introduction to Law and Economics, focuses on a set of core topics that include property, contracts, torts, criminal law, and ng specialized jargon and mathematics, Polinsky teaches students how to think like an economist and understand legal issues from an economic perspective.