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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Regulation and Economics

    Regulation and Economics

    Edited by Roger J. Van den Bergh, Alessio M. Pacces
    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of regulatory economics and reviews the main theories, tools, and domains of regulation Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Procedural Law and Economics

    Procedural Law and Economics

    Edited by Chris William Sanchirico
    With contributions from some of the leading scholars in law and economics, this comprehensive book summarizes the state of economic research on litigation, procedure and evidence. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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  18. Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Second Edition

    Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Second Edition

    This new edition of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Law and Economics presents a state-of-the-art overview of the literature in the area of law and economics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 2,994.00   Web: $ 2,694.60
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  19. 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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  20. 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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