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  1. 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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  2. International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Volume Two

    International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Volume Two

    Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Tina Søreide
    A companion volume to the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption published in 2006, the specially commissioned papers in Volume Two present some of the best policy-oriented research in the field. They stress the institutional roots of corruption and include new research on topics ranging from corruption in regulation and procurement to vote buying and private firm payoffs. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  3. 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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  4. Law, Economics and Evolutionary Theory

    Law, Economics and Evolutionary Theory

    Edited by Peer Zumbansen, Gralf-Peter Calliess
    Law and economics has arguably become one of the most influential theories in contemporary legal theory and adjudication. The essays in this volume, authored by both legal scholars and economists, constitute lively and critical engagements between law and economics and new institutional economics from the perspectives of legal and evolutionary theory. The result is a fresh look at core concepts in law and economics – such as ‘institutions’, ‘institutional change’ and ‘market failure‘ – that offer new perspectives on the relationship between economic and legal governance. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  5. 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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  6. International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries

    International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries

    Edited by Julio Faundez, Celine Tan
    International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries explores the impact of globalization on the international legal system, with a special focus on the implications for developing countries. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  7. Pioneers of Law and Economics

    Pioneers of Law and Economics

    Edited by Lloyd R. Cohen, Joshua D. Wright
    The law and economics movement came of age in the second half of the 20th century and had a profound effect on both the scholarship and practice of law. The specially commissioned essays in this book honor the pioneering contributions of those who created the foundation of the modern law and economics enterprise. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  8. Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Competition Law

    Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Competition Law

    Edited by Josef Drexl
    This comprehensive Handbook brings together contributions from American, Canadian, European, and Japanese writers to better explore the interface between competition and intellectual property law. Issues range from the fundamental to the specific, each considered from the angle of cartels, dominant positions, and mergers. Topics covered include, among others, technology licensing, the doctrine of exhaustion, network industries, innovation, patents, and copyright. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. A Primer for Benefit–Cost Analysis

    A Primer for Benefit–Cost Analysis

    Richard O. Zerbe Jr, Allen S. Bellas
    Straightforward in style and cutting-edge in coverage, this volume will be highly usable both as a text and a reference. Advanced undergraduates and masters students in public policy, public administration, economics and health care administration programs will find this a valuable resource. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  14. The Origins of Law and Economics

    The Origins of Law and Economics

    Edited by Francesco Parisi, Charles K. Rowley
    This unique collection of largely unpublished papers brings together the founding fathers of law and economics to provide their own views on the origins and intellectual history of the field. Law and economics emerged as a separate field of scholarship during the early 1960s, fueled by two seminal papers, one by Ronald Coase and one by Guido Calabresi. The ideas generated by scholars researching in the field have deeply influenced the major disciplines of economics and the law. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  15. Law, Economics and Antitrust

    Law, Economics and Antitrust

    Patrick A. McNutt
    In this accessible yet rigorous textbook, Patrick McNutt presents a clear and refreshing approach to a wide range of topics in law, economics and antitrust. The issues covered include duty and obligation, contracting, liability, property rights, efficient entry, compensation, oligopoly pricing, issues in strategic antitrust and merger analysis. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  16. The Economic Analysis of Civil Law

    The Economic Analysis of Civil Law

    Hans-Bernd Schäfer, Claus Ott
    This comprehensive and established book – first published in German – explains the new approach of law and economics to civil law. Written by two of Europe’s leading scholars in the field, it provides a thorough yet accessible economic analysis of tort law, contract law and property law, with particular emphasis placed on legal cases and doctrines from civil law. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 199.00   Web: $ 179.10
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  17. 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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  18. 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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