Bibliographic Details

Economic efficiency in law and economics / Richard O. Zerbe, Jr.

Author / Creator Zerbe, Richard O.
Imprint Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2001.
Description v, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series New horizons in law and economics
Subject Law and economics.
Economics -- Philosophy.
Economics -- Philosophy.
Law and economics.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 1840643013
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-320) and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. History of the Concept of Economic Efficiency
  • 2. The Foundation: A New Measure for Economic Efficiency
  • 3. The Nature of Economic Efficiency
  • 4. The Nature of Inefficiency
  • 5. Rights and the Relationship of Law to Efficiency
  • 6. The Problem of Missing Values in Normative Law and Economic Analysis
  • 7. The Failure of Market Failure
  • 8. Of Distributive Justice and Economic Efficiency: An Integrated Theory of the Common Law
  • 9. The Efficiency of the Common Law: An Economic Analysis of Dueling, Cannibalism, the Gold Rush, Racism, and Antitrust Law
  • 10. A Recapitulation
  • References
  • Index