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An Introduction to Law and Economics, Fifth Edition

A.Mitchell Polinsky

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  • ISBN: 9781454894070

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    Publication Date: 8/3/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Pages: 224
    ISBNs:
    Connected eBook + Print: 9781454894070
    Connected eBook: 9798886140316

    Table of Contents
    Preface

    Summary of Contents

    List of Tables
    Preface

    CHAPTER 1
    INTRODUCTION
    CHAPTER 2
    EFFICIENCY AND EQUITY
    CHAPTER 3
    THE COASE THEOREM
    CHAPTER 4
    FIRST APPLICATION — NUISANCE LAW
    CHAPTER 5
    SECOND APPLICATION — BREACH
    OF CONTRACT
    CHAPTER 6
    THIRD APPLICATION — AUTOMOBILE
    ACCIDENTS
    CHAPTER 7
    RISK BEARING AND INSURANCE
    CHAPTER 8
    FOURTH APPLICATION — BREACH OF
    CONTRACT AGAIN
    CHAPTER 9
    FIFTH APPLICATION — AUTOMOBILE
    ACCIDENTS AGAIN
    CHAPTER 10
    SIXTH APPLICATION — LAW
    ENFORCEMENT USING FINES
    CHAPTER 11
    SEVENTH APPLICATION — LAW
    ENFORCEMENT USING IMPRISONMENT
    CHAPTER 12
    COMPETITIVE MARKETS
    CHAPTER 13
    EIGHTH APPLICATION — POLLUTION
    CONTROL
    CHAPTER 14
    NINTH APPLICATION — PRODUCTS
    LIABILITY
    CHAPTER 15
    TENTH APPLICATION — PRINCIPAL-AGENT LIABILITY
    CHAPTER 16
    ELEVENTH APPLICATION — SUIT,
    SETTLEMENT, AND TRIAL
    CHAPTER 17
    TWELFTH APPLICATION — REGULATION
    CHAPTER 18
    EFFICIENCY AND EQUITY RECONSIDERED
    CHAPTER 19
    A SUMMING UP
    CHAPTER 20
    CONCLUSION

    APPENDIX
    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Index

  • Author Information

    A. Mitchell Polinsky

    A pioneering American figure in the applications of economic theory to law, A. Mitchell Polinsky is a prolific scholar, producing work on the economic analysis of a wide variety of legal issues, from property to contract law to liability and punitive damages. He has written major articles on the economic efficiency of various forms of legal sanctions in achieving deterrence across a range of problems, including criminal law, contract, and tort disputes. Professor Polinsky is the founder and director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics at Stanford Law School. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a president of the American Law and Economics Association, and is currently a research associate in the Law and Economics Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

    Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1979, he was a member of the faculty at Harvard University.

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