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Law and Economics : An Introductory Analysis (2nd Edition).

By: Hirsch, Werner Z.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2015Copyright date: ©1988Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (434 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483297255.Subject(s): Economics | Law -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Law and Economics : An Introductory Analysis (2nd Edition)DDC classification: 349.73 Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Front Cover -- Law and Economics: An Introductory Analysis -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION -- PREFACE -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- NATURE AND ORIGIN OF LAWS -- THE INTERFACE BETWEEN LAW AND ECONOMICS -- WHERE LAW AND ECONOMICS MIGHT NOT MEET -- ENTITLEMENTS AND EXTERNALITIES AND THE ROLE OF THE LAW -- CHAPTER 2. PROPERTY LAW'S BASIC LEGAL PREMISES -- INTRODUCTION -- DEFINING RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS TO PROPERTY -- PERMANENT TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS -- TEMPORARY TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS -- LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 3. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS -- INTRODUCTION -- HABITABILITY LAWS -- RENT CONTROL LAWS -- JUST-CAUSE EVICTION LAWS -- HOUSING SUBSIDY LAWS -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 4. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ZONING LAWS -- INTRODUCTION -- RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL ZONING ORDINANCES -- EXCLUSIONARY ZONING -- INCLUSIONARY ZONING -- ZONING AS A TAKING? -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 5. CONTRACT LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- THE BASIC LEGAL PREMISES OF CONTRACT LAW -- ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS OF CONTRACT LAW -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 6. TORT LAW'S BASIC LEGAL PREMISES -- INTRODUCTION -- WHAT IS A TORT? -- NEGLIGENCE -- DUTY -- PROXIMATE CAUSE -- DEFENSES -- LIABILITY RULES-INTRODUCTORY CLASSIFICATION -- THE RULE OF CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE -- THE RULE OF COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE -- THE RULE OF STRICT LIABILITY -- DAMAGES -- TRENDS IN TORT LAW -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 7. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF TORT LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE -- EFFECTS OF LIABILITY STANDARDS -- SOME ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS OF PRODUCT LIABILITY -- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENT LAW -- REEXAMINATION OF THE LEARNED HAND FORMULA WITHIN A WELFARE FRAMEWORK -- SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY -- RULES FOR ASSIGNING LIABILITY FOR LITIGATION COSTS -- CONCLUSION.
CHAPTER 8. CRIMINAL LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- BASIC LEGAL PREMISES OF CRIMINAL LAW -- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CRIMINAL LAW -- ECONOMETRIC ESTIMATES OF CRIME DETERRENCE -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 9. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- ENVIRONMENTAL EXTERNALITIES, PROPERTY RIGHTS, AND ENTITLEMENTS: SOME THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- COURT-MADE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW -- THE FEE-TAX ALTERNATIVE -- EX ANTE TAX ALTERNATIVES -- THE SUBSIDY ALTERNATIVE -- THE REGULATORY ALTERNATIVE -- GOVERNMENT-FACILITATED INTERNALIZATION REQUIRING NO REVENUE -- PUBLICLY NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT -- GOVERNMENT-FACILITATED INTERNALIZATION FINANCED THROUGH GENERAL TAXES -- COMPARING ALTERNATIVES -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 10. ANTIMONOPOLY LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- THE ECONOMIC INCENTIVE TO MONOPOLIZE MARKETS -- WAYS TO MONOPOLIZE MARKETS: MANY ROADS LEAD TO ROME -- A BRIEF OUTLINE OF ANTIMONOPOLY ACTS -- HORIZONTAL MERGERS AND JOINT OPERATING AGREEMENTS -- CARTELS -- PRICE DISCRIMINATION -- FORECLOSING ENTRY THROUGH VERTICAL INTEGRATION AND ADVERTISING -- GOVERNMENT-INDUCED PRICE FIXING AND FORECLOSURE -- REMEDIES -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 11. DISCRIMINATION LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW -- HOUSING DISCRIMINATION LAW -- AGE DISCRIMINATION LAW -- CONCLUSION -- INDEX.
Summary: This second edition takes into account the major developments in economics and jurisprudence that have occurred since the publication of the first edition. A new chapter has been added on anti-discrimination law and such topics as adverse possession, rent control, medical malpractice, product reliability, and defense against criminal prosecution have been reexamined in the light of new theoretical developments and case studies. Environmental law and a careful comparison of alternative methods to control the environment are included.
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Front Cover -- Law and Economics: An Introductory Analysis -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION -- PREFACE -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- NATURE AND ORIGIN OF LAWS -- THE INTERFACE BETWEEN LAW AND ECONOMICS -- WHERE LAW AND ECONOMICS MIGHT NOT MEET -- ENTITLEMENTS AND EXTERNALITIES AND THE ROLE OF THE LAW -- CHAPTER 2. PROPERTY LAW'S BASIC LEGAL PREMISES -- INTRODUCTION -- DEFINING RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS TO PROPERTY -- PERMANENT TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS -- TEMPORARY TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS -- LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 3. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS -- INTRODUCTION -- HABITABILITY LAWS -- RENT CONTROL LAWS -- JUST-CAUSE EVICTION LAWS -- HOUSING SUBSIDY LAWS -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 4. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ZONING LAWS -- INTRODUCTION -- RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL ZONING ORDINANCES -- EXCLUSIONARY ZONING -- INCLUSIONARY ZONING -- ZONING AS A TAKING? -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 5. CONTRACT LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- THE BASIC LEGAL PREMISES OF CONTRACT LAW -- ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS OF CONTRACT LAW -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 6. TORT LAW'S BASIC LEGAL PREMISES -- INTRODUCTION -- WHAT IS A TORT? -- NEGLIGENCE -- DUTY -- PROXIMATE CAUSE -- DEFENSES -- LIABILITY RULES-INTRODUCTORY CLASSIFICATION -- THE RULE OF CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE -- THE RULE OF COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE -- THE RULE OF STRICT LIABILITY -- DAMAGES -- TRENDS IN TORT LAW -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 7. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF TORT LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE -- EFFECTS OF LIABILITY STANDARDS -- SOME ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS OF PRODUCT LIABILITY -- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENT LAW -- REEXAMINATION OF THE LEARNED HAND FORMULA WITHIN A WELFARE FRAMEWORK -- SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY -- RULES FOR ASSIGNING LIABILITY FOR LITIGATION COSTS -- CONCLUSION.

CHAPTER 8. CRIMINAL LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- BASIC LEGAL PREMISES OF CRIMINAL LAW -- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CRIMINAL LAW -- ECONOMETRIC ESTIMATES OF CRIME DETERRENCE -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 9. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- ENVIRONMENTAL EXTERNALITIES, PROPERTY RIGHTS, AND ENTITLEMENTS: SOME THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- COURT-MADE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW -- THE FEE-TAX ALTERNATIVE -- EX ANTE TAX ALTERNATIVES -- THE SUBSIDY ALTERNATIVE -- THE REGULATORY ALTERNATIVE -- GOVERNMENT-FACILITATED INTERNALIZATION REQUIRING NO REVENUE -- PUBLICLY NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT -- GOVERNMENT-FACILITATED INTERNALIZATION FINANCED THROUGH GENERAL TAXES -- COMPARING ALTERNATIVES -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 10. ANTIMONOPOLY LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- THE ECONOMIC INCENTIVE TO MONOPOLIZE MARKETS -- WAYS TO MONOPOLIZE MARKETS: MANY ROADS LEAD TO ROME -- A BRIEF OUTLINE OF ANTIMONOPOLY ACTS -- HORIZONTAL MERGERS AND JOINT OPERATING AGREEMENTS -- CARTELS -- PRICE DISCRIMINATION -- FORECLOSING ENTRY THROUGH VERTICAL INTEGRATION AND ADVERTISING -- GOVERNMENT-INDUCED PRICE FIXING AND FORECLOSURE -- REMEDIES -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 11. DISCRIMINATION LAW -- INTRODUCTION -- EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW -- HOUSING DISCRIMINATION LAW -- AGE DISCRIMINATION LAW -- CONCLUSION -- INDEX.

This second edition takes into account the major developments in economics and jurisprudence that have occurred since the publication of the first edition. A new chapter has been added on anti-discrimination law and such topics as adverse possession, rent control, medical malpractice, product reliability, and defense against criminal prosecution have been reexamined in the light of new theoretical developments and case studies. Environmental law and a careful comparison of alternative methods to control the environment are included.

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