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Economic Principles of Law

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ISBN-10: 0521695465

ISBN-13: 9780521695466

Edition: 2007

Authors: Cento Veljanovski

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Economic Principles of Law applies economics to the doctrines, rules and remedies of the common law. In plain English and using non-technical analysis, it offers an introduction and exposition of the 'economic approach' to law - one of the most exciting and vibrant fields of legal scholarship and applied economics. Beginning with a brief history of the field, it sets out the basic economic concepts useful to lawyers, and applies these to assess the core areas of the common law - property, contract, tort and crime - with particular emphasis on their doctrinal structure and remedies. This is done using leading cases drawn from the birthplace of the common law (England & Wales) and other…    
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Book details

List price: $57.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Cento Veljanovski is Managing Partner of Case Associates; IEA Fellow in Law & Economics, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London; Visiting Fellow, Law & Economics Centre, Australian National University; and Affiliate, Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law & Policy, Queen Mary College, University of London. Dr Veljanovski was the first economist appointed to a lectureship in a law department at a British university and has written many books and articles on industrial economics, economic reform and law and economics. He also serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including the UK Competition Law Report and the Journal of…    

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Table of cases
Introduction
The economic approach
Property
Contract
Tort
Crime
Economic glossary
Select bibliography
Index