The Elgar companion to law and economics / edited by Jürgen G. Backhaus. - 2nd ed. - Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2005. - xiv, 763 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Coase theorem and transaction cost economics in the law / Francesco Parisi --
2. Property rights and their partitioning / Christian Muller and Manfred Tietzel --
3. Legal change in economic analysis / John N. Drobak and Douglass C. North --
4. Positive, normative and functional schools in law and economics / Francesco Parisi --
5. Commons and anticommons / Francesco Parisi and Ben Depoorter --
6. The economics of tort law / Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci and Francesco Parisi --
7. Family / Margaret Brinig --
8. Inheritance / Richard F. Wagner --
9. Intellectual property and the markets of ideas / Giavanni B. Ramella Table of contents

"This thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular and authoritative reference work introduces the reader to the major concepts and leading contributors in the field of law and economics. The Companion features accessible, informative and provocative entries on all the significant issues, and breaks new ground by bringing together widely dispersed yet theoretically congruent ideas. Students and scholars interested in a comprehensive and rigorous overview of the field of law and economics will find this volume to be a unique and welcome resource. The Companion will also have a broad appeal amongst industrial economists and historians of economic thought"--BOOK JACKET.

1845420322 9781845420321


Law and economics.

K487.E3 / Z945 2005

340.11 / ELG 2005

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