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From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

By A. Mitchell Polinsky, Steven Shavell, Edited Steven, N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume


This article surveys the economic analysis of five primary fields of law: property law; liability for accidents; contract law; litigation; and public enforcement and criminal law. It also briefly considers some criticisms of the economic analysis of law

Topics: asymmetric information, Becker, G, Bentham, J, bona fide purchase rule, Coase
Year: 2013
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