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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Law and Economics

Author

David D. Friedman

Category

Law and Economics

Type

Article

Description

This article explores how the economic analysis of law deals with legal rules, whether made by legislatures or courts, from this second viewpoint- not as a way of handing out rewards and punishments to those who deserve them, but as a system of incentives intended to affect behavior.

URL

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/LawandEconomics.html
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