Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 December 2008

352 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195374155

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The Economics of Lawmaking

Francesco Parisi and Vincy Fon

  • There is a literature on the effects of different types of legal systems, but this book will provide the only resource discussing their origin.
  • View the sources of law through a law and economics lens and considers the important issue of institutional design in lawmaking
  • Provides an extensive study on the roles of litigation and judicial path-dependence on judge-made law, biases in the evolution of legal remedies through litigation, and the effect of alternative doctrines of legal precedent

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