1. Research Handbooks in Law and Economics series

    Series editors: Richard A. Posner, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and University of Chicago Law School, US and Francesco Parisi, University of Minnesota, US and University of Bologna, Italy

    Edited by highly distinguished scholars, the landmark reference works in this series offer advanced treatments of specific topics that reflect the state-of-the-art of research in law and economics, while also expanding the law and economics debate.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 14
  1. Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics

    Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics

    Edited by Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Kathryn Zeiler
    The field of behavioral economics has contributed greatly to our understanding of human decision making by refining neoclassical assumptions and developing models that account for psychological, cognitive, and emotional forces. The field’s insights have important implications for law. This Research Handbook offers a variety of perspectives from renowned experts on a wide-ranging set of topics including punishment, finance, tort law, happiness, and the application of experimental literatures to law. It also includes analyses of conceptual foundations, cautions, limitations and proposals for ways forward. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  2. Research Handbook on Austrian Law and Economics

    Research Handbook on Austrian Law and Economics

    Edited by Todd J. Zywicki, Peter J. Boettke
    The original contributions to the Research Handbook provide an introduction to the application of Austrian economics to law. The book begins with chapters on the methodology of law and economics. Further chapters discuss key concepts in Austrian economics – dynamic competitive processes, spontaneous order, subjective value, entrepreneurship, and the limited nature of individual knowledge – as they relate to topics in evolutionary law (social rules, self-governance, dispute resolution) and basic law (torts, antitrust, civil procedure, business and family law). Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  3. Research Handbook on the Economics of Insurance Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Insurance Law

    Edited by Daniel Schwarcz, Peter Siegelman
    Insurance law and insurance economics each have long and distinguished scholarly histories, but participants in the two disciplines have not always communicated well across academic silos. The Handbook encourages more policy-relevant insurance economics scholarship and more economically sophisticated legal scholarship by bringing together original contributions from leading scholars in insurance law and insurance economics on a range of issues involving insurance law and regulation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  4. Research Handbook on Economic Models of Law

    Research Handbook on Economic Models of Law

    Edited by Thomas J. Miceli, Matthew J. Baker
    One of the great successes of the law and economics movement has been the use of economic models to explain the structure and function of broad areas of law. The original contributions to this volume epitomize that tradition, offering state-of-the-art research on the many facets of economic modeling in law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  5. Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts

    Edited by Jennifer H. Arlen
    This pioneering Handbook contains specially-commissioned chapters on tort law from leading experts in the field. This volume evaluates issues of vital importance to those seeking to understand and reform the tort law and the litigation process, taking a multi-disciplinary approach, including theoretical economic analysis, empirical analysis, socio-economic analysis, and behavioral analysis. Topics discussed include products liability, medical malpractice, causation, proximate cause, joint and several liability, class actions, mass torts, vicarious liability, settlement, damage rules, juries, tort reform, and potential alternatives to the tort system. Scholars, students, legal practitioners, regulators, and judges with an interest in tort law, litigation, damages, and reform will find this seminal Handbook an invaluable addition to their libraries. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  6. Research Handbook on the Economics of Labor and Employment Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Labor and Employment Law

    Edited by Cynthia L. Estlund, Michael L. Wachter
    This Research Handbook assembles the original work of leading legal and economic scholars, working in a variety of traditions and methodologies, on the economic analysis of labor and employment law. In addition to surveying the current state of the art on the economics of labor markets and employment relations, the volume’s 16 chapters assess aspects of traditional labor law and union organizing, the law governing the employment contract and termination of employment, employment discrimination and other employer mandates, restrictions on employee mobility, and the forum and remedies for labor and employment claims. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 253.00   Web: $ 227.70
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  7. Research Handbook on the Economics of European Union Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of European Union Law

    Edited by Thomas Eger, Hans-Bernd Schäfer
    The Handbook focuses particularly on how the development of EU law negotiates the tension between market integration, national sovereignty and political democracy. The book begins with chapters examining constitutional issues, while further chapters address the establishment of a single market. The volume also addresses sovereign debt problems by providing a detailed analysis of the architecture of the EU’s monetary institutions, its monetary policy and their implications. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 237.00   Web: $ 213.30
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  8. Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law

    Edited by Alon Harel, Keith N. Hylton
    Jeremy Bentham and Gary Becker established the tradition of analyzing criminal law in utilitarian and economic terms. This seminal book continues that tradition with specially commissioned, original papers that span the philosophical foundations of the use of economics in criminal law, both traditional economic perspectives and behavioral and experimental approaches to the discipline. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  9. Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law

    Edited by Claire A. Hill, Brett H. McDonnell
    Comprising essays specially commissioned for the volume, leading scholars who have shaped the field of corporate law and governance explore and critique developments in this vibrant and expanding area and offer possible directions for future research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 80.00   Web: $ 64.00
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  10. Research Handbook on the Economics of Antitrust Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Antitrust Law

    Edited by Einer R. Elhauge
    One might mistakenly think that the long tradition of economic analysis in antitrust law would mean there is little new to say. Yet the field is surprisingly dynamic and changing. The specially commissioned chapters in this landmark volume offer a rigorous analysis of the field’s most current and contentious issues. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  11. Research Handbook on the Economics of Family Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Family Law

    Edited by Lloyd R. Cohen, Joshua D. Wright
    The Research Handbook on the Economics of Family Law gives us a series of original essays by distinguished scholars in economics, law or both. The essays represent a variety of approaches to the field. Many contain extensive surveys of the literature with respect to the particular question they address. Some employ empirical economics, others are more narrowly legal. They have in common one thing: each scholar employs a core economic tool or insight to shed light on some aspect of family law and social institutions broadly understood. Topics covered include: divorce, child support, infant feeding, abortion access, prostitution, the decline in marriage, birth control and incentives for partnering. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 204.00   Web: $ 183.60
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  12. Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law

    Edited by Kenneth Ayotte, Henry E. Smith
    Leading scholars in the field of law and economics contribute their original theoretical and empirical research to this major Handbook. Each chapter analyzes the basic architecture and important features of the institutions of property law from an economic point of view, while also providing an introduction to the issues and literature. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  13. Research Handbook on Public Choice and Public Law

    Research Handbook on Public Choice and Public Law

    Edited by Daniel A. Farber, Anne Joseph O’Connell
    Public choice theory sheds light on many aspects of legislation, regulation, and constitutional law and is critical to a sophisticated understanding of public policy. The editors of this landmark addition to the law and economics literature have organized the Handbook into four main areas of inquiry: foundations, constitutional law and democracy, administrative design and action, and specific statutory schemes. The original contributions, authored by top scholars in the field, provide helpful introductions to important topics in public choice and public law while also exploring the institutional complexity of American democracy. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 80.00   Web: $ 64.00
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  14. Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law

    Edited by Peter S. Menell, Ben Depoorter
    Economic analysis of intellectual property law has flourished over the past two decades. These two volumes assemble chapters by many of the leading legal, economics, and law and economics scholars writing about the significant contributions to the field. Volume I surveys the landscape of theoretical frameworks for understanding the economics of intellectual property law. Volume II explores the growing use of empirical and other analytical methods for studying intellectual property law. Learn More