Economics of Public International Law

Economics of Public International Law

Elgar Research Reviews in Law

Eric A. Posner

This major research review – composed by a leading authority – presents a careful analysis of international law from a rational choice perspective. Interdisciplinary in scope, it discusses work by professors in law, political science and economics. It addresses the proposition that states act rationally and behave in ways that are in the interest of their populations or internal groups.

Review Article

Eric A. Posner

Subjects: economics and finance, law and economics, law - academic, law and economics, public international law

This major research review – composed by a leading authority – presents a careful analysis of international law from a rational choice perspective. Interdisciplinary in scope, it discusses work by professors in law, political science and economics. It addresses the proposition that states act rationally and behave in ways that are in the interest of their populations or internal groups.

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