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Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems Ejan Mackaay

Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

Ejan Mackaay

Published August 29th 2014
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560 pages
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This unique volume presents the core ideas of law and economics for audiences primarily familiar with civil law systems. Ejan Mackaay offers a comprehensive look at the essential points of economic reasoning, the Coase Theorem, and legal institutionsMoreThis unique volume presents the core ideas of law and economics for audiences primarily familiar with civil law systems. Ejan Mackaay offers a comprehensive look at the essential points of economic reasoning, the Coase Theorem, and legal institutions such as intellectual property, extra-contractual civil liability and contracts. The books structure mirrors the way law is taught in civil law countries, with structured presentations, references to civil code articles paired with non-technical explanations, and limited reliance on graphs. This English-language version builds on the success of the authors 2008 French-language textbook on law and economics from a civil law perspective. This pioneering volume fills a critical gap in the literature of law and economics, and will be an invaluable resource for lawyers and law students working in civil law systems.