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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The Economic Approach to Law
Contract Rights and Remedies

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Richard A. Posner is Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School.

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