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Law, economics and public policy

Nicholas Mercuro

Law, economics and public policy

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Published by Jai in Greenwich, Conn, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicholas Mercuro, Timothy P. Ryan.
SeriesPolitical economy and public policy -- v.3
ContributionsRyan, Timothy P.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13899201M

When penalties for an action increase, people will undertake less of that action. Peacock Stigler, George J. Pizetti and T. Problems are exacerbated when claims are aggregated through the mechanism of class actions. Foundations of Economic Analysis of Law.

With these limitations and caveats in mind, we encourage our students to continue their public economics studies in a more regular fashion, and see our role inter alia in motivating interest economics and public policy book such "continued education". Economic precepts occur throughout the writings of the Boeotian poet Hesiod and several economic historians have described Hesiod himself as the "first economist". Initially, Rome's public law was closely related to religion, but over time this connection weakened. If, for example, only one out of four criminals is caught and punished, then the punishment must be four times the cost of the crime in order to provide adequate deterrence.

More difficult reading, philosophical as well as economic. The influence of law and economics has also been felt Law legal education, with graduate programs in the subject being offered in a number of countries. We hope it will prove a useful text for both students and scholars of trading markets and an accessible vehicle for a broader audience to better understand these fascinating institutions. Our book has two audiences in mind, and thus its ambitions are sometimes in tension. The force of a rapidly growing population against a limited amount of land meant diminishing returns to labour.


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