In this timely book, the law and economics of corporate governance is approached from various angles. Alessio Pacces shows that perspectives are evolving and that they differ between the economic and the legal standpoint, as well as varying between countries. A group of leading scholars offers their views and provides fresh empirical evidence on existing theories as well as developing new theoretical insights based on empirical puzzles. They all analyse the economics of corporate governance with a view to how it should, or should not, be regulated.
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Edited by Alessio M. Pacces
Geoffrey P. Miller
For this wide-ranging research review Professor Miller has drawn on the work of the best-known scholars in this field to explore the relationship between economics and law in ancient societies. Topics covered include: the methodology of ancient economic law; the genesis, structure and limitations on liability in ancient law; the law and economics of the family; the economic structure of land law in ancient times; the management of criminal behavior; the regulation of contracts and commercial transactions; economic markets and institutions of ancient times; bankruptcy and risk; and the economics of constitutional and administrative law in ancient legal systems.
Advances in Competition Policy Enforcement in the EU and North America
Edited by Abel M. Mateus and Teresa Moreira
Competition policy is at a crossroads on both sides of the Atlantic. In this insightful book, judges, enforcers and academics in law and economics look at the consensus built so far and clarify controversies surrounding the issue.
The Founders Betrayed
Timothy P. Roth
Presented as an engaging thought experiment, Politicians, Economists and the Supreme Court at Work examines the metastasizing federal role through two different means: first, as it relates to the increasing concerns of a contemporary nation, and second, the depth to which that nation’s Founders would be appalled by the actions of their successors. Additionally, the book provides a critical appraisal of the burgeoning federal enterprise and the federal government’s ‘on-, off-, and off-off’ budget activities – ultimately answering the question, ‘What would the Founders do?’
Patrick A. McNutt
In this insightful book, Patrick McNutt explores the meaning of law within a political environment, and advances many new ideas and concepts first addressed in his earlier book Law, Economics and Antitrust.
Legal and Economic Perspectives
Edited by François Lévêque and Howard Shelanski
The diverse and excellent set of authors assembled in this book sheds light on the continuing and conflicting calls for deregulation and re-regulation of important industries and informs the ongoing, increasingly global, policy debate over the evolving line between regulation and general competition policy. The purpose of this book is to understand the debate and its policy implications, focusing on the traditionally regulated sectors of telecommunications and energy, and comparing approaches in the European Union and the United States.
Richard A. Epstein
In this thought-provoking research review, Professor Epstein assesses the leading articles which explore the economic approach to the two major issues of constitutionalism. The articles discussed offer extensive comparisons between the classical liberal and social democratic views of constitutional law.
New Challenges for a World in Flux
Edited by Linda Yueh
This inter-disciplinary volume focuses on the economic and legal challenges confronting globalisation and the evolution of the global system. The Law and Economics of Globalisation discusses the hotly debated topic of globalisation from a wide set of perspectives of law, economics and international political economy.
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.
Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
In this comprehensive research review Jeffrey Rachlinski pinpoints the most important published articles in the emerging field of behavioral law and economics. His research review represents a novel blending of economics, psychology and law. The analysis covers such constituent topics as suit and settlement, torts, civil rights and discrimination, criminal law, trial processes and paternalism and regulation.