Dispute and its resolution: delineating the economic role of the common law
Author: Barzel Y.
Source: American Law and Economics Review, Volume 2, Number 2, 2000 , pp. 238-258(21)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Document Type: Original article
Affiliations: E-mail: email@example.com Department of Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Publication date: 2000-01-01
- The rise of the field of law and economics has been extremely rapid over the last 25 years. Among important developments of the 1990s has been the founding of the American Law and Economics Association. The creation and rapid expansion of the ALEA and the creation of parallel associations in Europe, Latin America, and Canada attest to the growing acceptance of the economic perspective on law by judges, practitioners, and policy-makers.