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Introduction to Law and Economics, Fifth Edition

Authors
  • A. Mitchell Polinsky
Series / Aspen Coursebook Series
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Distinguished by brevity, lucid writing, and well-chosen examples, An Introduction to Law and Economics, now in its Fifth Edition, focuses on a set of core topics that include property, contracts, torts, criminal law, and litigation. Avoiding specialized jargon and mathematics, Polinsky teaches students how to think like an economist and understand legal issues from an economic perspective.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • A streamlining of the products liability chapter
  • A revised discussion of the redistributive effects of legal rules to reflect more recent scholarship on this topic
  • The addition of several other refinements in the text and in new footnotes
  • An updated bibliography

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Solid coverage of relevant economic principles
  • A normative approach that illustrates how to assess legal rules and policies in terms of economic and social goals
  • Clear explanations of concepts
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Product Information
Edition
Fifth Edition
Publication date
2018-07-17
Copyright Year
2018
Pages
224
Connected eBook + Paperback
9781454894070
Connected eBook (Digital Only)
9798886140316
Subject
Economics and the Law
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