Economic Analysis of Law

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Aspen Publishers, 2003 - Law - 747 pages
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This classic casebook earned its position as the preeminent work in the field by teaching generations of students the meaning and methods of economic analysis. The Sixth Edition continues to cover every aspect of economic analysis of the law--from common, business, and public International Law to public market regulation, evidence, and the economic theory of democracy.These distinctive features make Economic Analyis of Law such a bestseller:
- author Richard A. Posner is a pioneer in law and economics analysis
- comprehensive coverage of all key areas, from common law to the constitution
- lucid, and user-friendly writing and organization to makes the study of economics more accessible
- non-quantitative approach does not assume or require any prior knowledge of mathematics or economics
- part and chapter organization is based on legal--not economic--concepts
- excellent topical coverage stimulates class discussion
- end-of-chapter sections extend learning through problems and suggested further readingsRevised and updated for its Sixth Edition, the casebook now offers:
- new coverage in areas such as evidence, intellectual property, public International Law, and the economics of presidential pardons
- chapters on antitrust and taxation that have been extensively revised
- responses to all questions and problems in the Teacher's ManualLet your students learn economic analysis from the expert who set the standard through his definitive reference, Posner's Economic Analysis of Law, Sixth Edition.

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User Review  - Nooilforpacifists - Goodreads

A book -- I thread the first or second edition -- the changed my life. Long before Posner became a grumpy old man, this work defined the field of law and economics, in a way that, for the first time for me, seemed to make sense of both. Read full review

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this book very comprehensive analysis for lingked economy and law Read full review

Contents

The Economic Approach to Law
23
Property
31
Contract Rights and Remedies
93
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Richard A. Posner is Circuit Judge, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School.

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