Bibliographic Details

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.
Essays.
History.
Format Print, Book
Local Note Includes contributions by Richard A. Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner.
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5701836
Other authors / contributors Parisi, Francesco, 1962-
Rowley, Charles Kershaw.
Epstein, Richard Allen, 1943-
Landes, William M.
Posner, Richard A.
ISBN 1840649631
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • An intellectual history of law and economics : 1739-2003 /
  • Charles K. Rowley
  • 2.
  • Methodological debates in law and economics : the changing contours of a discipline /
  • Francesco Parisi
  • 3.
  • The fire of truth : a remembrance of law and economics at Chicago, 1932-1970 /
  • Edited by Edmund W. Kitch
  • 4.
  • The economic way of looking at behavior /
  • Gary S. Becker
  • 5.
  • Cost, choice, and catallaxy : an evaluation of two related but divergent Virginia paradigms /
  • James M. Buchanan
  • 6.
  • The pointlessness of Pareto : carrying Coase further /
  • Guido Calabresi
  • 7.
  • The relevance of transaction costs in the economic analysis of law /
  • Ronald H. Coase
  • 8.
  • The confluence of justice and efficiency in the economic analysis of law /
  • Robert D. Cooter
  • 9.
  • Toward a theory of property rights II : the competition between private and collective ownership /
  • Harold Demsetz
  • 10.
  • The economist in spite of himself /
  • Richard A. Epstein
  • 11.
  • The art of law and economics : an autobiographical essay /
  • William M. Landes
  • 12.
  • How law and economics was marketed in a hostile world : a very personal history /
  • Henry G. Manne
  • 13.
  • The law and economics movement : from Bentham to Becker /
  • Richard A. Posner
  • 14.
  • The rise of law and economics : a memoir of the early years /
  • George L. Priest
  • 15.
  • Why was the common law efficient? /
  • Paul H. Rubin
  • 16.
  • Law versus morality as regulators of conduct /
  • Steven Shavell
  • 17.
  • Journeys across the divides /
  • Michael J. Trebilcock
  • 18.
  • The case against the common law /
  • Gordon Tullock
  • 19.
  • Why law, economics, and organization? /
  • Oliver E. Williamson.