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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.

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11-16 of 16 results in The Economics of Legal Relationships
  1. Alternative Institutional Structures

    Evolution and impact

    Edited by Sandra Batie, Nicholas Mercuro

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    In the spring on 2006, a workshop was held at Michigan State University to honour the career of A. Allan Schmid and his writings about how institutions evolve and how alternative institutions, including property rights, shape political relationships and impact economic performance. This edited book...

    Published June 15th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Economics, Law and Individual Rights

    Edited by Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This is the first book to examine individual rights from an economic perspective, collecting together leading articles in this emerging area of interest and showing the vibrant and expanding scholarship that relates them. Areas covered include The implications of constitutional protections of...

    Published February 6th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Fundamental Interrelationships between Government and Property

    Edited by Nicholas Mercuro, Warren J. Samuels

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This collection of 22 commissioned essays from scholars across numerous fields responded to the question: What are the most fundamental things you can say concerning the interrelations between the institutions of government and property? Contributing authors were asked to address this question in a...

    Published July 16th 2003 by Routledge

  5. The End of a Natural Monopoly

    Deregulation and Competition in the Electric Power Industry

    Edited by Daniel H. Cole, Peter Grossman

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This book addresses the fundamental issues underlying the debate over electric power regulation and deregulation. After decades of the presumption that the electric power industry was a natural monopoly, recent times have seen a trend of deregulation followed by panicked re-regulation. This...

    Published July 16th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Law and Economics in Civil Law Countries

    Edited by Bruno Deffains, Thierry Kirat

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    The aim of the book is to highlight the law and economics issues confronting civil law countries. The following questions are addressed in this volume: to what extent have the existing codes in civil law countries been designed to incorporate economic considerations? Can the modifications made to...

    Published July 16th 2003 by Routledge