Bibliographic Details

Efficiency in law and economics / Richard O. Zerbe.

Author / Creator Zerbe, Richard O.
Imprint Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub. Ltd., 2014.
Description 1 online resource (1 v.) ; cm.
Language English
Series Elgar research reviews in law
Subject Law and economics.
Cost effectiveness.
Welfare economics.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
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Other authors / contributors Edward Elgar Publishing.
ISBN 9781784713362 (e-book)
Notes The recommended readings are available in the print version, or may be available via the link to your library's holdings.
Summary This collection brings together the key papers in the area of efficiency in law and economics. Alongside an original introduction, the collection covers the applications of economic efficiency to law and the limitations and morality of efficiency. This important book will appeal to anyone interested in the underlying welfare theory relating to the use of economics in law, examining both the history and impact of the theory, as well as its deficiencies.