Foundations of economic analysis of law /


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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Shavell, Steven, 1946- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Property law
  • Definition, justification, and emergence of property rights
  • Division of property rights
  • Acquisition and transfer of property
  • Conflict and cooperation in the use of property: the problem of externalities
  • Public property
  • Property rights in information
  • Accident law
  • Liability and deterrence: basic theory
  • Liability and deterrence: firms
  • Extensions of the analysis of deterrence
  • Liability, risk-bearing, and insurance
  • Liability and administrative costs
  • Contract law
  • Overview of contracts
  • Contract formation
  • Production contracts
  • Other types of contract
  • Litigation and the legal process
  • Basic theory of litigation
  • Extensions of the basic theory
  • General topics on the legal process
  • Public law enforcement and criminal law
  • Deterrence with monetary sanctions
  • Deterrence with nonmonetary sanctions
  • Extensions of the theory of deterrence
  • Incapacitation, rehabilitation, and retribution
  • Criminal law
  • General structure of the law
  • The general structure of the law and its optimality
  • Welfare economics, morality and the law
  • Welfare economics and morality
  • Implications for the analysis of law
  • Income distributional equity and the law.