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Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

Edited by Gerrit De Geest

    The second, expanded edition of the acclaimed Encyclopedia represents a major update of the most authoritative reference work in the field of law and economics and the nine print volumes are now released online as a single integrated product.

    The Encyclopedia provides balanced and comprehensive coverage of the major domain in law and economics, including: criminal law, regulation, property law, contract law, tort law, labor and employment law, antitrust law, procedural law, and the production of legal rules. Each theme or volume is overseen by a leading scholar and each of the 156 entries is prepared by an expert in the field, providing an in-depth and authoritative overview of the individual topic, combined with an exhaustive bibliography, allowing users to access and filter the entire corpus of literature in law and economics.

    As with the print edition, the Encyclopedia is unique in serving both as an entry point and a platform for advanced research. The online edition is enhanced with Elgaronline’s powerful search tools, facilitating the search for key terms across the entire Encyclopedia, whilst the browse function allows users to move seamlessly between the volumes. These elements combine to create a powerful research tool for any researcher or scholar in the field of law and economics.

    About This Encyclopedia

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

    This new edition of the acclaimed Encyclopedia represents a major update of the most authoritative reference work in the field of law and economics.

    The Encyclopedia now comprises 156 discrete entries organised across nine thematic volumes. Each volume is edited by a leading scholar of law and economics and as a whole they provide balanced and comprehensive coverage of the spectrum of law touched by economic analysis, including: criminal law, regulation, methodology of law, property law, intellectual property law, contract law, tort law, labor and employment law, antitrust law, corporate law, procedural law, and the production of legal rules.

    The Encyclopedia is unique in serving both as an entry point and a platform for advanced research. Each of the 156 entries is prepared by an expert in the field and provides an authoritative overview of the individual topic, combined with an exhaustive bibliography, allowing users to access and filter the entire corpus of literature in law and economics.