The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics: Volume I: Methodology and Concepts

ISBN : 9780198845157

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. 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 1. 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


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.