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Contract law and economics

Author: Gerrit de Geest
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2011.
Series: Encyclopedia of law and economics (2nd ed.), v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unique and timely book offers an up-to-date, clear and comprehensive review of the economic literature on contract law.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerrit de Geest
ISBN: 9781847206008 184720600X
OCLC Number: 705272884
Description: viii, 482 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Precontractual liability / Eleonora C. Melato --
Contractual mistake and misrepresentation / Qi Zhou --
Duress / Péter Cserne --
Gratuitous promises / Robert A. Prentice --
Gifts, wills and inheritance law / Pierre Pestieau --
Standard form contracts / Clayton P. Gillette --
Interpretation and implied terms in contract law / George M. Cohen --
Contract remedies : general / Paul G. Mahoney --
Penalty clauses and liquidated damages / Steven Walt --
Impossibility and impracticality / Donald J. Smythe --
Foreseeability / Peter van Wijck --
Option contracts and the holdup problem / Abraham L. Wickelgren --
Warranties / Klaus Wehrt --
Long-term contracts and relational contracts / Nick van der Beek --
Long-term contracts in the law and economics literature / Mireia Artigot i Golobardes and Fernando Gómez Pomar --
Marriage contracts / Antony W. Dnes --
Franchise contracts / Antony W. Dnes --
Behavioral approaches to contract law / Ann-Sophie Vandenberghe --
The civil law of contract / Ejan Mackaay --
Unjust enrichment and quasi-contracts / Christopher T. Wonnell.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of law and economics (2nd ed.), v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Gerrit De Geest.
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