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Law and Economics

3.95 of 5 stars 3.95  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Cooter and Ulen provide a clear introduction to economic analysis and its application to legal rules and institutions that is accessible to any student who has taken principles of microeconomics. With a flexible structure, this book explores five core areas of law: property, contracts, torts, legal process, and crime.
Hardcover, 582 pages
Published August 17th 2007 by Addison Wesley Longman (first published January 1988)
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Nuni
Oct 23, 2008 Nuni rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: lawyers who hate economics
after I finish *ga bener2 selesai siy sebenernya* with this book, I kinda have an extra appreciation to those economist out there who willing to study such complexity offered by this field of knowledge...phhffiuuhh

this book is very comprehensive in trying to introduce lawyers to the important of familiarity with economic issues that they deal with, but from an economist perspective...
It has openned my eyes and provided me with rationale of how a law should solve social problems through some econ
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Dick
Feb 02, 2008 Dick is currently reading it
Just thought I would let my friends know what I am currently reading. I am about half way through this enchanting book. As of yet there has been no romance or comedy but I am staying optimistic. I am also reading two books on Negotiations (preparing for my MBA class that I teach this Spring). I wont get to read anything fun until Spring Break. Poor Kirsten cant read anything fun until at least July. Stay classy Chapman's and remember that personality mirroring and getting your name out there...a ...more
Tara deCamp
Solid introduction to the field of law and economics. Anyone can read this. It presupposes virtually no knowledge on economics or law -- a brief synopsis of basic microeconomics and the common law system is presented at the outset. Sure, it's a textbook, but it's a great one -- one of the few I actually plan to keep (although that may be because I have it conveniently saved in PDF form on my hard drive).
Dave Stewart
Yea, it's a textbook...but it's amazing.
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