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Law and economics in developing countries

Author: Edgardo Buscaglia; William E Ratliff
Publisher: Stanford : Hoover Institution Press, 2000.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, no. 469.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the relationship between law, governance, and economic development and shows the main substantive and procedural legal factors that developing nations must address to promote political  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edgardo Buscaglia; William E Ratliff
OCLC Number: 1035921054
Description: 1 online resource (x, 125 pages)
Contents: The Context and Methodology of Law and Economics 1 --
Chapter 1 The Economic Impact of Legal Norms in Developing Countries 9 --
Efficiency and the Source of Legal Norms 9 --
Legal Transplants, Political Culture, and Economic Efficiency 14 --
Case Study: Intellectual Property Laws in Developing Countries 19 --
Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights: The Multilateral Framework 27 --
Chapter 2 Legal and Economic Integration: The Cases for and against Legal Transplants 31 --
Legal Integration and Economic Development 34 --
Legal and Economic Integration 35 --
Legal and Economic Integration: The Case of Latin America 36 --
Trade and Legal Convergence 41 --
Case Study: Mercosur and Legal Integration 46 --
Legal Harmonizations versus Legal Transplants: Lessons for the Future 54 --
Chapter 3 Procedural Aspects of the Law and Economic Development 55 --
The Judiciary and Economic Development 55 --
Judicial Systems in Developing Countries 56 --
Case Study: Economic and Statistical Analysis of the Courts in Argentina and Venezuela 62 --
Policy Recommendations in Judicial Reforms 65 --
Chapter 4 Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and Democracy in Developing Countries 71 --
The Judicial System's Present Failure 73 --
Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Advantages and Disadvantages 75 --
Public versus Private ADR: Advantages and Disadvantages 81 --
ADR Mechanisms: Use and Recommended Scope 84 --
Chapter 5 Economic Analysis of Systemic Official Corruption 87 --
Causes of and Responses to Corruption in Judiciaries 89 --
Corruption's Long-Term Impact on Efficiency and Equity 94 --
Corruption and Institutional Inertia 97.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, no. 469.
Responsibility: Edgardo Buscaglia and William Ratliff.
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