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  1. Rethinking Contract Law and Contract Design

    Rethinking Contract Law and Contract Design

    Victor P. Goldberg
    Rethinking Contract Law and Contract Design presents a rich array of ideas that reassess the law and economics of contractual relations. Victor P. Goldberg uses a transactional framework to critically analyse and re-evaluate contract doctrine and specific legal cases. This important work examines particular contractual precepts whilst conducting a detailed exercise in legal archaeology, challenging readers to reconsider significant legal decisions by forensic exploration of records, briefs, and other materials, including the staple cases of textbooks and casebooks. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  2. Information Environmentalism

    Information Environmentalism

    Robert Cunningham
    Information Environmentalism applies four environmental analytical frameworks – ecology, ‘the commons’, public choice theory, and welfare economics – to the information environment. The book neatly captures the metaphorical relationship between the physical environment and the information environment by alluding to the environmental philosophy of ‘social ecology’ and the emergent informational discourse of ‘cultural environmentalism’. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. Emissions Trading Design

    Emissions Trading Design

    Stefan E. Weishaar
    Emissions trading is becoming an increasingly popular policy instrument with growing diversity in design. This book examines emissions trading design, emissions trading implementation problems and how to address them. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Trade Liberalisation and International Co-operation

    Trade Liberalisation and International Co-operation

    Edited by Tania Voon
    This book provides a detailed analysis of major legal and public policy issues arising from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) – a treaty that will dramatically change the landscape of international trade, with effects that will be felt on a global scale. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  5. Lawyers, Markets and Regulation

    Lawyers, Markets and Regulation

    Frank H. Stephen
    Frank H. Stephen’s evaluation of public policy on the legal profession in UK and European jurisdictions explores how regulation and self-regulation have been liberalized over the past 30 years. The book surveys where the most recent and radical liberalization involving the ownership of law firms by non-lawyers is likely to lead, and appraises the economic literature on the costs and benefits of regulating markets for professional services. It challenges socio-legal views on professional legislation and highlights the limitations of regulatory competition, as well as the importance of dominant business models. The author reviews the empirical work underpinning these theories and policies. He also evaluates the effectiveness of regulatory competition as a response to regulatory capture. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  6. Resolving Mass Disputes

    Resolving Mass Disputes

    Edited by Christopher Hodges, Astrid Stadler
    The landscape of mass litigation in Europe has changed impressively in recent years, and collective redress litigation has proved a popular topic. Although much of the literature focuses on the political context, contentious litigation, or how to handle cross-border multi-party cases, this book has a different focus and a fresh approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  7. The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law

    The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law

    Edited by Michael Faure, Xinzhu Zhang
    This book focuses on experiences with the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) of 2007 in China. It uses carefully-chosen case studies to examine how the competition authorities in China discuss cases and how they use economic reasoning in their decision-making process. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  8. Corporate Compliance

    Corporate Compliance

    Sharon Oded
    This book considers how a regulatory enforcement policy should be designed to efficiently induce proactive corporate compliance. It first explores two major schools of thought regarding law enforcement, both the deterrence and cooperative approaches, and shows that neither of these represents an optimal regulatory enforcement paradigm from a social welfare perspective. It provides a critical analysis of recent developments in US Federal corporate liability regimes, and proposes a generic framework that better tailors sanction schemes and monitoring systems to regulatee performance. The proposed framework efficiently induces corporate proactive compliance, while maintaining an optimal level of deterrence. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  9. Law and the Limits of Government

    Law and the Limits of Government

    Frank Fagan
    Why do legislatures pass laws that automatically expire? Why are so many tax cuts sunset? In this first book-length treatment of those questions, the author explains that legislatures pass laws temporarily in order to reduce opposition from the citizenry, to increase the level of information revealed by lobbies, and to externalize the political costs of changing the tax code on to future legislatures. This book provides a careful analysis which does not normatively prescribe either permanent or temporary legislation in every instance, but rather specifies the conditions for which either permanent or temporary legislation would maximize social welfare. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Wilfred Dolfsma
    This highly unique book takes a fundamental look at when and how a government can fail at its core responsibility of formulating rules. Government, representing society, relates to the economy by formulating the rules within which (market) players should operate. Although market and business failure are much discussed in the economics literature, government failure is often overlooked. This book addresses this gap, exploring in detail what constitutes government failure. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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  11. Cartels, Competition and Public Procurement

    Cartels, Competition and Public Procurement

    Stefan E. Weishaar
    Stefan Weishaar explores the ways in which economic theory can be used to mitigate the adverse effects of bid rigging cartels. The study sheds light on one of the vital issues for achieving cost-effective public procurement – which is itself a critical question in the context of the global financial crisis. The book comprehensively examines whether different laws deal effectively with bid rigging and the ways in which economic theory can be used to mitigate the adverse effects of such cartels. The employed industrial economics and auction theory highlights shortcomings of the law in all three jurisdictions – the European Union, China and Japan – and seeks to raise the awareness of policymakers as to when extra precautionary measures against bid rigging conspiracies should be taken. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  12. Enforcing Competition Rules in South Africa

    Enforcing Competition Rules in South Africa

    David Lewis
    Enforcing Competition Rules in South Africa is a clear and insightful account of the establishment and first decade of one of the most successful competition law institutions to have mushroomed over the past 15 years. David Lewis believes that, while there is much to learn from international scholarship and jurisprudence and from participation in the various multinational initiatives in this field, competition law and its institutions have to be understood within their national economic and social contexts. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Law as Engineering

    Law as Engineering

    David Howarth
    Law as Engineering proposes a radically new way of thinking about law, as a profession and discipline concerned with design rather than with litigation, and having much in common with engineering in the way it produces devices useful for its clients. It uses that comparison to propose ways of improving legal design, to advocate a transformation of legal ethics so that the profession learns from its role in the crash of 2008, and to reform legal education and research. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  14. Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

    Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

    Ejan Mackaay
    Ejan Mackaay offers a comprehensive look at the essential points of economic reasoning, the Coase Theorem, and legal institutions such as intellectual property, extra-contractual civil liability and contracts. The book’s structure mirrors the way law is taught in civil law countries, with structured presentations, references to civil code articles paired with non-technical explanations, and limited reliance on graphs. This English-language version builds on the success of the author’s 2008 French-language textbook on law and economics from a civil law perspective. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 227.00   Web: $ 204.30
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  15. Private Property and Takings Compensation

    Private Property and Takings Compensation

    Yun-chien Chang
    This innovative volume offers a thorough breakdown of the issues surrounding takings compensation – payments made as reimbursement for government takeover of private property. Using examples from New York City and Taiwan, Yun-chien Chang discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different methods of compensation and offers insightful suggestions for future implementation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  16. The Economics of Edwin Chadwick

    The Economics of Edwin Chadwick

    Robert B. Ekelund Jr, Edward O. Price III
    The authors detail Sir Edwin Chadwick’s sophisticated conceptions of moral hazard, common pool problems, asymmetric information, and theory of competition, all of which differ starkly from those promulgated by Adam Smith and other classical economists. Also examined are Chadwick’s views on government versus market role in dealing with problems created by natural monopoly, and whether some or all market problems justify government regulation or alterations of property rights. The authors investigate Chadwick’s utilitarian approach to labor, business cycles, and economic growth, contrasting his modern view with those of his classical economic contemporaries. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. The Law and Economics of Class Actions in Europe

    The Law and Economics of Class Actions in Europe

    Edited by Jürgen G. Backhaus, Alberto Cassone, Giovanni B. Ramello
    This well-documented book discusses the power and limitations of class actions with insights and analysis from a panel of distinguished scholars. It pays special attention to the introduction and the applicability of such a legal device in European civil law countries. The book offers a broad legal and economic investigation, drawing insights from US judicial experience and giving a rigorous discussion of both the philosophical and constitutional aspects and the economic mechanisms and incentives set up by class actions. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  18. The Goals of Competition Law

    The Goals of Competition Law

    Edited by Daniel Zimmer
    What are the normative foundations of competition law? That is the question at the heart of this book. Leading scholars consider whether this branch of law serves just one or more than one goal, and, if it serves to protect unfettered competition as such, how this goal relates to other objectives such as the promotion of economic welfare. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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  19. What Makes Poor Countries Poor?

    What Makes Poor Countries Poor?

    Michael J. Trebilcock, Mariana Mota Prado
    This important book focuses on the idea that institutions matter for development, asking what lessons we have learned from past reform efforts, and what role lawyers can play in this field. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. A Legal Theory of Economic Power

    A Legal Theory of Economic Power

    Calixto Salomão Filho
    In this provocative book Calixto Salomão Filho builds a strong case for why economic power cannot be considered a mere market phenomenon. Taking the forgotten realities and effects of these power structures into account, this comprehensive legal analysis persuasively argues the need for a new theory. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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