Law and Markets

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byAlex Robson

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Law and Markets examines the interaction between legal rules, market forces and prices. It emphasises the economic effects of legal rules on individual incentives in both market and non-market settings, and draws on cases and materials from a wide variety of legal jurisdictions to illustrate economic principles.

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Law and Markets examines the interaction between legal rules, market forces and prices. It emphasises the economic effects of legal rules on individual incentives in both market and non-market settings, and draws on cases and materials from a wide variety of legal jurisdictions to illustrate economic principles.

ALEX ROBSON is Senior Research Fellow at the SMART Infrastructure Facility at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He has previously held appointments at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, where he taught courses in law and economics, game theory and social choice, and microeconomics.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.67 × 5.69 × 1.23 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230247997

ISBN - 13:9780230247994

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Table of Contents

The Legal Foundation of Markets
Courts, Legal Rules, and Markets
The Coase Theorem
Accident Law and Markets, Part 1: The Unilateral Care Model
Accident Law and Markets, Part 2: The Bilateral Care Model
Markets for Potentially Harmful Goods
The Economics of Property Rights
Contract Law and Markets
Crime, Punishment and Deterrence
Topics in Corporate Law and Competition Law
Litigation, Settlement and the Market for Lawyers