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Law and Economics
Volume I: Theory, Volume II: Practice

First Edition
Two Volume Set
Edited by:
  • Shubhashis Gangopadhyay - Research Director, India Development Foundation and Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University
  • V. Santhakumar - Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India

Series:
SAGE Law
Courses:
Law & Society

March 2013 | 406 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Law and Economics is a method of analyzing laws, legal processes, and judicial decisions using the concerns and techniques of neoclassical economics. This two-volume book deals with the theory of Law and Economics and its applications in the context of India. It is written with an objective to convey the principles and use of this discipline, based on real-world examples, to lawyers and economists as well as others including policy-makers, analysts, civil-society observers, and so on, who do not have formal training in law and economics.

 
Volume I : Law and Economics: Theory and Applications
Preface

 
Introduction

 
Property Rights

 
Intellectual Property Rights

 
Public Rights over Property

 
Contracts and their Enforcement

 
Economics of Tort Law

 
Economics of Crime: Some Preliminary Insights

 
Economic Laws

 
The Economics of the Judicial System

 
Index

 
 
Volume II: Law and Economics: Practice
Preface

 
Introduction

 
Rehabilitation of the 'Project Affected': Eminent Domain and Just Compensation

Malabika Pal
`Law and Economics' of Indian Patent Act

V Santhakumar
Two Cases of IPR Issues in India: Pharmaceutical Patents and Film Industry Copyrights

Sushma Kindo
Economics of Contract Law in India

Indervir Singh
The Economics of Contract Law: A Business Outsourcing Application

George S Geis
Economic Analysis of Tort Law: Some Conceptual and Interpretative Issues

Satish K Jain
Efficiency of Liability Rules: An Experimental Analysis in India

Sanmitra Ghosh and Rajendra P Kundu
Regulation in the case of a Natural Monopoly: The Electricity Act in India

V Santhakumar
Initial Public Offerings: Institutions in India

Padma Kadiyala
Legal and Judicial Process in India: A Preliminary Economic Analysis of Some Issues

V Santhakumar
Index

 
Key features
Law and Economics is a method of analyzing laws, legal processes, and judicial decisions using the concerns and techniques of neoclassical economics. This two-volume book deals with the theory of Law and Economics and its applications in the context of India. It is written with an objective to convey the principles and use of this discipline, based on real-world examples, to lawyers and economists as well as others including policy-makers, analysts, civil-society observers, and so on, who do not have formal training in law and economics.

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