Contract Law and Economics

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Second Edition

Edited by Gerrit De Geest, Charles F. Nagel Professor of International and Comparative Law, Washington University School of Law, US

This unique and timely book offers an up-to-date, clear and comprehensive review of the economic literature on contract law.

‘Contract Law and Economics is an excellent collection of surveys in the field. The book will be of interest to those who are experts as the chapters present unique insights into recent contributions. At the same time, the surveys are very accessible to those who want an introduction to the important results in the economic analysis of contract law. I strongly recommend this book.’
– Donald Wittman, University of California, Santa Cruz, US

‘This volume on contract law and economics is distinguished by its breadth – covering contract formation, interpretation, and remedies for breach, among other areas – its variety of perspectives, and its accessibility to readers. I recommend it highly to any person interested in contract law, whether or not already versed in the economic approach to law.’
– Steve Shavell, Harvard Law School, US

2011 496 pp Hardback 978 1 84720 600 8 £155.70 £173.00 $230.40 $256.00

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