The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics: Volume 1: Methodology and Concepts, Volume 2: Private and Commercial Law, and Volume 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions

ISBN : 9780198845188

Francesco Parisi
1744 Pages
Multiple Copy Pack
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jun 2019
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Covering over one-hundred topics on issues ranging from Law and Neuroeconomics to European Union Law and Economics to Feminist Theory and Law and Economics, The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics is the definitive work in the field of law and economics. The book gathers together scholars and experts in law and economics to create the most inclusive and current work on law and economics. It looks at the origins of the field of law and economics, tracks the field's progression and increased importance to both law and economics, and looks to the future of the field and its continued development by examining a cornucopia of fields touched by work in law and economics. The uniqueness of its breadth, depth, and convenience make the volume essential to scholars, students, and contributors in the field of law and economics.


1 Gary Becker and Richard Posner: The Future of Law and Economics
Part I: Methodology and Foundations
2 Thomas J. Miceli: Economic Models of Law
3 Jonah B. Gelbach and Jonathan Klick: Empirical Law and Economics
4 Christine Jolls: Bounded Rationality, Behavioral Economics, and the Law
5 Sean P. Sullivan and Charles A. Holt: Experimental Economics and the Law
6 Tess Wilkinson-Ryan: Experimental Psychology and the Law
7 Janice Nadler and Pam A. Mueller: Social Psychology and the Law
8 Georg von Wangenheim: Evolutionary Law and Economics
9 Daniel A. Farber: Public Choice Theory and Legal Institutions
10 Stefan Voigt: Constitutional Economics and the Law
11 Emerson H. Tiller: Law, Economics, and Positive Political Theory
12 Georg Vanberg and Viktor Vanberg: Contractarian Perspectives in Law and Economics
13 Shruti Rajagopalan and Mario J. Rizzo: Austrian Perspectives in Law and Economics
14 Brian H. Bix: Moral Philosophy and Law and Economics
15 David M. Driesen and Robin Paul Malloy: Critiques of Law and Economics
Part II: Concepts and Tools
16 Chris William Sanchirico: Income Redistribution through the Law
17 Richard O. Zerbe: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Legal Decision-Making
18 John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan S. Masur: Well-Being and Public Policy
19 Tom R. Tyler: Value-Driven Behavior and the Law
20 Donald Wittman: Ex Ante vs. Ex Post
21 Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci and Gerrit DeGeest: Carrots vs. Sticks
22 Emanuela Carbonara: Law and Social Norms
23 Werner Guth: Mechanism Design and the Law
24 Shmuel Nitzan and Jacob Paroush: Collective Decision Making and Jury Theorems
Part I: Private Law
1 Douglas Baird: Economics of Contract Law
2 Daniel Markovits and Alan Schwartz: (In) Efficient Breach of Contract Law
3 Jennifer Arlen: Economics of Tort Law
4 Ronen Avraham: Estimating Pain and Suffering Damages
5 Ronen Avraham: Medical Malpractice
6 Henry E. Smith: Economics of Property Law
7 Michael Heller: Commons and Anticommons
8 Robert P. Merges: Economics of Intellectual Property Law
9 Clarisa Long: Trademarks and Unfair Competition
10 Tim Wu: Law and Economics of Information
11 Yochai Benkler: Open-Access and Information Commons
12 Amy Wax: Family and Household Economics
13 Ariel Porat: Economics of Remedies
Part II: Corporate, Commercial and Environmental Law
14 Lynn Stout: The Economic Nature of the Corporation
15 Roberta Romano: Market for Corporate Law
16 George M. Cohen: Law and Economics of Agency and Partnership
17 Steven L. Schwarcz: Banking and Financial Regulation
18 Michelle White: Economics of Bankruptcy
19 Daniel Schwarcz and Peter Siegelman: Law and Economics of Insurance
20 Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz: Economics of Environmental Law
Part I: Constitutions, Statutes, and Regulations
1 Richard A. Epstein: Optimal Constitutional Structure
2 Tom Ginsburg: Design of Constitutions
3 John M. de Figueiredo and Edward H. Stiglitz: Democratic Rulemaking
4 Mariano-Florentino Cuellar and Jerry L. Mashaw: Regulatory Decision-Making and Economic Analysis
5 Robert P. Inman and Daniel L. Rubinfield: Economics of Federalism
6 Daniel Shaviro: Economics of Tax Law
Part II: Civil Process and Litigation
7 Ben Depoorter and Paul H. Rubin: Judge-Made Law and the Common Law Process
8 Robert G. Bone: Economics of Civil Procedure
9 Chris W. Sanchirico: Law and Economics of Evidence
10 Bruce Kobayashi: Economics of Litigation
11 Andrew F. Daughety and Jennifer F. Reinganum: Settlement and Trial
12 Winard Emons: Legal Fees and Lawyers' Compensation
13 Albert Yoon: The Legal Profession and the Market for Lawyers
14 Talia Fisher: Law and Economics of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Part III: Crime and Punishment
15 Isaac Ehrlich: Economics of Criminal Law: Crime and Punishment
16 Keith N. Hylton: Economics of Criminal Procedure
17 Anthony A. Braga: Guns and Crime
18 Roger Bowles: Prosecutorial Strategies
Part IV: Beyond National Legal Systems
19 Geoffrey Parsons Miller: Economics of Ancient Legal Systems
20 Daniel Klerman: Economics of Legal History
21 Alan Sykes and Andrew Guzman: Economics of International Law
22 Paul B. Stephan: Enforcement of International Law
23 W. Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati: International Finance and Sovereign Debt
24 Joel P. Trachtman: Economics of International Organizations
25 Erin O'Hara O'Connor: Choice of Law and Conflict of Laws

About the author: 

Francesco Parisi is the Oppenheimer Wolff and Donnelly Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and a Distinguished Professor of Public Finance at the University of Bologna. From 2002 to 2006 he held a Chair in Private Law at the University of Milan (Statale), where he was appointed Professore Ordinario per Chiara Fama. From 1993 to 2006 he taught at George Mason University where he served as Professor of Law & Director of the Law and Economics Program and as an Associate Director of the J.M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy. He has authored 18 books and approximately 200 papers in the field of law and economics. Professor Parisi is Editor-in-Chief of the Review of Law and Economics, Associate Editor of the International Review of Law and Economics, and served as Editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review. He is a member of the board of editors of the Journal of Public Choice, the American Journal of Comparative Law, and the Journal of Law, Economics and Policy.

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