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Tort Law and Economics.

Author: M Faure
Publisher: Northampton : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009.
Series: Encyclopedia of Law and Economics Series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides a state of the art overview of the literature on the economic analysis of tort law. The authors guide the reader through the often vast literature in each domain providing a balanced and comprehensive summary. Particular attention is paid to the evolution of the literature, further refinements to economic models and relevant conclusions and lessons for the policy maker.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Faure, M.
Tort Law and Economics.
Northampton : Edward Elgar Publishing, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Faure
ISBN: 9781848447301 1848447302
OCLC Number: 1048601968
Description: 1 online resource (564 pages).
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations; General introduction; PART I EFFICIENT LIABILITY RULES; 1 Strict liability versus negligence; 2 Contributory and comparative negligence in the law and economics literature; PART II CAUSATION AND MULTIPLE TORTFEASORS; 3 Causation and foreseeability; 4 Joint and several liability; 5 Vicarious and corporate civil liability; PART III DAMAGES; 6 Tort damages; 7 Pure economic loss; 8 Non pecuniary losses; 9 Punitive damages; PART IV SPECIFIC CASES; 10 Environmental liability; PART IV SPECIFIC CASES; 10 Environmental liability. 11 Products liability12 Medical malpractice; PART V ALTERNATIVE COMPENSATION SYSTEMS; 13 Tort law and liability insurance; 14 No-fault compensation systems; PART VI OTHER PERSPECTIVES ON TORT LAW; 15 Harmonizing tort law: a comparative tortlaw and economics analysis; PART VII EMPIRICS; 16 Empirics of tort; Index.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of Law and Economics Series.

Abstract:

This volume provides a state of the art overview of the literature on the economic analysis of tort law. The authors guide the reader through the often vast literature in each domain providing a balanced and comprehensive summary. Particular attention is paid to the evolution of the literature, further refinements to economic models and relevant conclusions and lessons for the policy maker.

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