Economics of Comparative Law

Economics of Comparative Law

Elgar Research Reviews in Law

Gerrit De Geest

Comparative law and economics is an interdisciplinary research field in which differences among legal systems are analyzed from an economic point of view. This research review discusses papers that illustrate those differences, describe their economic effects and discover which legal rules or systems are optimal from an economic viewpoint.

About this Research Review

Gerrit De Geest

Subjects: economics and finance, law and economics, law - academic, comparative law, law and economics

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

Using the reference links provided

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Finding a print version of the recommended readings

A print edition of this resource, which also includes the full text of the Recommended Readings in their original layout is available as a single print work, Economics of Comparative Law, edited by Gerrit De Geest (ISBN 978 1 84542 865 5). Use the Find This Book In Your Library button at the top of this page to see if it is available in your library. (The button only appears if your library has provided their link resolver details.)