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  1. Rule of Law Reform and Development

    Rule of Law Reform and Development

    Michael J. Trebilcock, Ronald J. Daniels
    This important book addresses a number of key issues regarding the relationship between the rule of law and development. It presents a deep and insightful inquiry into the current orthodoxy that the rule of law is the panacea for the world’s problems. The authors chart the precarious progress of law reforms both in overall terms and in specific policy areas such as the judiciary, the police, tax administration and access to justice, among others. They accept that the rule of law is necessarily tied to the success of development, although they propose a set of procedural values to enlighten this institutional approach. The authors also recognize that states face difficulties in implementing this institutional structures and identify the probable impediments, before proposing a rethink of law reform strategies and offering some conclusions about the role of the international community in the rule of law reform. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  2. Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance

    Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance

    Svetozar Pejovich, Enrico Colombatto
    Capitalism has outperformed all other systems and maintained a positive growth rate since it began. Svetozar Pejovich makes the case within this book that a major reason for the success of capitalism lies in the efficiency-friendly incentives of its basic institutions, which continuously adjust the rules of the game to the requirements of economic progress. The analysis throughout is consistent and is supported by evidence. Key components of the proposed theory are the rule of law, the market for institutions, the interaction thesis, the carriers of change, and the process of changing formal and informal institutions. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  3. Democracy, Freedom and Coercion

    Democracy, Freedom and Coercion

    Edited by Alain Marciano, Jean-Michel Josselin
    Democracy, Freedom and Coercion comprehensively covers both private and public law, both applied and theoretical issues, and will therefore be of great interest to students studying law and economics. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  4. Research Handbook in International Economic Law

    Research Handbook in International Economic Law

    Edited by Andrew T. Guzman, Alan O. Sykes
    This major work consists of carefully commissioned original and incisive contributions from leading scholars in the field of international economic law. Covering a full range of topics, the Handbook provides an accessible treatment of the law in each area, as well as a thoughtful synthesis and discussion of related public policy issues from a broadly social science perspective. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  5. International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption

    International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption

    Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman
    Economic research on corruption aims both to isolate the economic effects of quid pro quo deals between agents and third parties, and to suggest how legal and institutional reforms might curb harms and enhance benefits. In this comprehensive Handbook, top scholars in the field provide specially commissioned essays, both theoretical and empirical, exploring both types of research. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  6. The Elgar Companion to Law and Economics, Second Edition

    The Elgar Companion to Law and Economics, Second Edition

    Edited by Jürgen G. Backhaus
    This thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular and authoritative reference work introduces the reader to the major concepts and leading contributors in the field of law and economics. The Companion features accessible, informative and provocative entries on all the significant issues, and breaks new ground by bringing together widely dispersed yet theoretically congruent ideas. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
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  7. Law and the State

    Law and the State

    Edited by Alain Marciano, Jean-Michel Josselin
    Law and the State provides a political economy analysis of the legal functioning of a democratic state, illustrating how it builds on informational and legal constraints. It explains, in an organised and thematic fashion, how competitive information enhances democracy while strategic information endangers it, and discusses how legal constraints stress the dilemma of independence versus discretion for judges as well as the elusive role of administrators and experts. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  8. New Perspectives on Economic Crime

    New Perspectives on Economic Crime

    Edited by Hans Sjögren, Göran Skogh
    Economic crime is, by definition, crime committed to gain profit within an otherwise legitimate business. Examples are illegal pollution, brand name infringement and tax evasion. The victims of such crimes may be private citizens, businesses and the state. The leading authors in this vital new book survey recent advances in the study of economic crime from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. Post-Chicago Developments in Antitrust Law

    Post-Chicago Developments in Antitrust Law

    Edited by Antonio Cucinotta, Roberto Pardolesi, Roger J. Van den Bergh
    This book offers a timely and critical evaluation of the Chicago School approach to antitrust law. Recent judgements by the United States Supreme Court (in cases such as Kodak) and the debate surrounding the Microsoft monopoly have led to the view that antitrust has entered the post-Chicago era, in which previous immoderations are tempered, and more refined and accurate analyses take precedence. This claim is made at a time when European competition policy is gradually embracing an economics-based approach. The authors discuss the economic foundations of competition policy and the different ways in which both American and European competition law does – or does not – take account of economic insights. Although the book makes no claim to provide a definitive answer to the host of questions arising from the complexities of antitrust, it does offer an important contribution to a better understanding of the many ‘interfaces’ between economic thinking and sound legal policy. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  10. The Economics of Harmonizing European Law

    The Economics of Harmonizing European Law

    Edited by Alain Marciano, Jean-Michel Josselin
    One of the major effects of the continual process of European integration is the growing importance of transnational institutions and the accompanying legal harmonization. Such institutional changes have led to a seemingly irreversible transformation in public decision making, whereby power at the national level is displaced to the European and regional levels. This essential book provides a law and economics analysis of the challenges arising from these shifts in authority. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  11. Economic Efficiency in Law and Economics

    Economic Efficiency in Law and Economics

    Richard O. Zerbe
    In this path-breaking book, Richard Zerbe introduces a new way to think about the concept of economic efficiency that is both consistent with its historical derivation and more useful than concepts currently used. He establishes an expanded version of Kaldor–Hicks efficiency as an axiomatic system that performs the following tasks: the new approach obviates certain technical and ethical criticisms that have been made of economic efficiency; it answers critics of efficiency; it allows an expanded range for efficiency analysis; it establishes the conditions under which economists can reasonably say that some state of the world is inefficient. He then applies the new analysis to a number of hard and fascinating cases, including the economics of duelling, cannibalism and rape. He develops a new theory of common law efficiency and indicates the circumstances under which the common law will be inefficient. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2002   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  12. The Elgar Companion to Law and Economics

    The Elgar Companion to Law and Economics

    Edited by Jürgen G. Backhaus
    This authoritative and comprehensive reference work introduces the reader to the major concepts and leading contributors in the field of law and economics. The Companion features accessible, informative and provocative entries on all the significant areas and breaks new ground by bringing together widely dispersed but theoretically congruent ideas for the first time. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 289.00   Web: $ 260.10
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    2003   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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