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

Two Volume Set
  • 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

© 2013 | 428 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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ISBN: 9788132110095