Skip to Content

Book Series

The Economics of Legal Relationships

Series Editor: Nicholas Mercuro, Michael D. Kaplowitz

Routledge are proud to be the publishers of the prestigious series The Economics of Legal Relationships, which is sponsored by Michigan State University College of Law, and which continues to be edited by Professors Nicholas Mercuro and Michael D. Kaplowitz of Michigan State University College of Law, USA. This series, with a fine back catalogue of books, is dedicated to publishing original scholarly contributions that systematically analyze legal-economic issues.

New and Published Books

11-19 of 19 results in The Economics of Legal Relationships
  1. Patent Policy

    Legal-Economic Effects in a National and International Framework

    By Pia Weiss

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Intellectual property rights have become increasingly important for our modern economies in recent years. Although the entire patent system has a profound effect on the decision of firms of whether to conduct research and at which volume, patent law is the heart of the entire patent system....

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Economics and Regulation in China

    Edited by Michael Faure, Guangdong Xu

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This book, from a top international group of scholars, explores the ways in which economic tools can be used to improve the quality of regulation in general and legislative tools in particular. As the role of law becomes increasingly important in China, the question arises of how effective...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Network Access, Regulation and Antitrust

    Edited by Diana L. Moss

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    The rapid growth of network industries has generated much comment amongst academics and policy makers. This timely volume takes an interdisciplinary, case study-based approach to examining network issues and experiences in order to develop recommendations that can inform antitrust, regulatory and...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Applied Law and Economics of Public Procurement

    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Steen Treumer

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This book explores Public Procurement novelties and challenges in an interdisciplinary way. The process whereby the public sector awards contracts to companies for the supply of works, goods or services is a powerful instrument to ensure the achievement of new public goals as well as an efficient...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Property Rights, Economics and the Environment

    Edited by Michael D. Kaplowitz

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This book explores how discussions of environmental policy increasingly require scholars and practitioners to integrate legal-economic analyses of property rights issues. An excellent array of contributors have come together for the first time to produce this magnificent book....

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Property Rights Dynamics

    A Law and Economics Perspective

    Edited by Donatella Porrini, Giovanni Ramello

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Issues such as the patentability of scientific ideas, the market for organs and open source software are hotly debated and yet poorly understood. In particular, there is a great need for sound economic theorizing on such issues. There is also a need for a clear and concise exposition of the...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Legal-Economic Nexus

    Fundamental Processes

    By Warren J. Samuels

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Providing another key contribution to the immensely popular field of law and economics, this book, written by the doyen of the history of economic thought in the US, explores the dynamic relationship between economics, law and polity. Combining a selection of old and new essays by Warren J....

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Firm as an Entity

    Implications for Economics, Accounting and the Law

    By Yuri Biondi, Arnaldo Canziani, Thierry Kirat

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    The book enhances current economic understanding of the firm as an institution and an organization, looking beyond the narrow boundaries of neoclassical economics to an interdisciplinary approach based on accounting and law as well as economics itself. It represents the first...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Just Exchange

    A Theory of Contract

    By Francis H. Buckley

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Now, for the first time, there is a comprehensive, eminently readable book designed to focus thinking in the area of contract law. This book bridges the gap between law and economics by confronting normative values that economists too often deem the preserve of moral philosophers. Contract...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Public Procurement Policy
    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai
    To Be Published July 22nd 2015
  2. Property Law and Economics: A Casebook
    By Boudewijn Bouckaert, Sven Hoeppner
    To Be Published November 1st 2015
  3. A Guide to Posner's Economic Analysis of Law
    Edited by Alain Marciano, Sophie Harnay
    To Be Published January 1st 2016

Search for Book Series