Contract Law and Economics

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  • Contract Law and Economics

  • Auteur : Gerrit de Geest
  • Editeur : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Isbn Code : 9781849806640
  • Genre : Law
  • Nombre de pages : 496
  • Date de publication : 2010-10
  • Évaluation des livres 4.5
    Par 38 lecteurs

This unique and timely book offers an up-to-date, clear and comprehensive review of the economic literature on contract law. The topical chapters written by leading international scholars include: precontractual liability, misrepresentation, duress, gratuitous promises, gifts, standard form contracts, interpretation, contract remedies, penalty clauses, impracticability and foreseeability. Option contracts, warranties, long-term contracts, marriage contracts, franchise contracts, quasi-contracts, behavioral approaches, and civil contract law are also discussed. This excellent resource on contract law and economics will be particularly suited to contract law scholars, law teachers, policy makers, and judges. For experts in and practitioners of contract law this will be a key book to buy.

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