The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics: Volume 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions

ISBN : 9780199684250

Francesco Parisi
560 ページ
171 x 246 mm
Oxford Handbooks

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. Edited by Francisco Parisi, the Handbook looks at the origins of the field of law and economics, tracks its 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.


Part I: Constitutions, Statutes, and Regulations
1 Richard A. Epstein: Optimal Constitutional Structure
2 Thomas Ginsburg: Design of Constitutions
3 John M. de Figueiredo and Edward H. Stiglitz: Democratic Rulemaking
4 Mariano-Florentino Cuellar and Jerry Mashaw: Regulatory Decision-Making and Economic Analysis
5 Daniel Rubinfeld and Robert Inman: Economics of Federalism
6 Daniel Shaviro: Economics of Tax Law

Part II: Civil Process and Litigation
7 Ben Depoorter and Paul Rubin: Judge-Made Law and the Common Law Process
8 Robert G. Bone: Economics of Civil Procedure
9 Chris W. Sanchirico: Economics of Evidence
10 Bruce Kobayashi: Economics of Litigation
11 Andrew Daughety and Jennifer Reinganum: Settlement and Trial
12 Winard Emons: Legal Fees and Lawyers' Compensation
13 Albert Yoon: 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
16 Keith Hylton: Economics of Criminal Procedure
17 Anthony Braga: Guns and Crime
18 Roger Bowles: Prosecutorial Strategies

Part IV: Beyond National Legal Systems
19 Geoffrey 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 Trachtman: Economics of International Organizations
25 Erin O'Hara: Choice of Law and Conflict of Laws


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.