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The origins of law and economics : essays by the founding fathers / edited by Francesco Parisi, Charles K. Rowley.

Imprint Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2005.
Description xii, 531 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language English
Series Locke Institute
Locke Institute series.
Subject Law and economics -- History.
Law and economics.
Law and economics.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
Local Note Includes contributions by Richard A. Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner.
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Other authors / contributors Parisi, Francesco, 1962-
Rowley, Charles K., 1939-2013
Epstein, Richard Allen, 1943-
Landes, William M.
Posner, Richard A.
ISBN 1840649631
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Introductory Essays
  • Part II. Essays by the Founding Fathers
  • 15. Why was the Common Law Efficient?
  • 16. Law Versus Morality as Regulators of Conduct
  • 17. Journeys Across the Divides
  • 18. The Case Against the Common Law
  • 19. Why Law, Economics, and Organization?
  • Contributors include: G. Becker