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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
pt. 1. Basics of the law and economics approach. pt. 2. Private law and economics pt. 3. Public law and economics pt. 4. Labour law and economics pt. 5. Regulation, taxation and public enterprise pt. 6. Dispute resolution pt. 7. Different sources of the law pt. 8. Towards an ideal economic analysis of a legal problem pt. 9. Classical authors in law and economics.