This textbook Fundamental Principles of Law and Economics (PDF) places the relationship between law and economics in its international context; explaining the fundamentals of this increasingly important area of research and teaching in an accessible and straightforward manner. In presenting the subject; the author Alan Devlin draws on the neoclassical tradition of economic analysis of law while also showcasing cutting- edge developments; such as the rise of behavioural economic theories of law.
Key features of this innovative ebook include:
- case law; directives; regulations; and statistics from UK; EU and US jurisdictions are presented clearly and contextualised for law students; showing how law and economics theory can be understood in practice;
- succinct end-of-chapter summaries highlight the essential points in each chapter to focus on student learning;
- further reading is provided at the end of each chapter to guide independent research.
Making use of tables and diagrams throughout to facilitate understanding; this textbook provides a comprehensive overview of law-and-economics that is ideal for those new to the subject and for use as a course textbook for law-and-economics modules.