Foundations of the Economic Approach to Law

Foundations of the Economic Approach to Law

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This text is an annotated reader surveying essential articles in the field of law and economics. The selections focus on economics' distinctive contributions as a way of thinking, discussing problems of incentives, strategic behaviour, risk and insurance, imperfect information and bounded rationality. The reader also presents and discusses a variety of critiques of the economic approach from competing jurisprudential perspectives. This book is intended for law school courses on economic analysis of law.show more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 544.31g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • 0195097742
  • 9780195097740

About Avery Wiener Katz

About the Editor Avery Wiener Katz is an economist and a lawyer. He is currently Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches law and economics, contracts, and commercial law. He has written on a variety of topics in both contract law and the economics of litigation, and has also written on commercial guaranties and the methodology of law and economics.show more

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