Economics 888: Readings.
Alchian "Evolution, Uncertainty, and
Coase, "The Problem of Social
Alchian "Some Economics of Property Rights"
Allen, "Transaction Costs"
Barzel, "Measurement Costs"
Demsetz "Theory of Property Rights"
Cheung "Theory of Price Control"
McManus "Cost of Alternative Organizations"
Mackaay History of Law and Economics
Lueck et al "Property Law"
Merrill and Smith "Making Coasean
Property More Coasean"
Bouckaert Original Assignment of
Merrill and Smith What Happened to
Property in Law and Economics
Hermalin An Economic Analysis of Takings
Ostrom, Private and Common Property
Libecap and Lueck "Demarcation"
Smith and Lee Coasean
Property on the Shifting Sands of Transaction Costs
Smith Toward an
economic theory ofproperty in information
Stake "Decomposition of Property"
Allen "The Rhino's Horn"
Gallini Patent Policy and Costly Imitation
Landes and Posner An Economics Analysis of
Scotchmer, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Menell Intellectual Property
Boldrin and Levine "Case
Aghion et al. "Innovation and
Nunn "Effect of Slave Trade"
North and Weingast "Evolution of
Geddes and Lueck "The Gains from
Self Ownership and the Expansion of Women's Rights"
Casari, Emergence of Endogenous Legal
McManus "Indian Behavior"
Banerjee and Iyer "Institutions
Hornbeck "Barb Wire: Property
Rights and Development"
Greif "Maghribi Traders"
Acemoglu, Johnson, Robinson "Institutions
as Fundamental Causes of Growth"
Craswell, Contract Law: General
Masten, Contractual Choice
Allen and Lueck Risk Preferences and the
Economics of Contracts
Borenstein and Courant How to Carve a Medical
Allen and Lueck "Contract
Choice in Modern Agriculture"
Allen and Borchers "Conservation
and Growth of Cash Renting"
Geddes The Rule of One-Third
Past, Present, Future?"
Edlund and Korn "Theory
Allen Same Sex Marriage
Allen "What Does She See In Him"
Allen "Child Support Guidelines"
Wolfers Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise
Cohen The Unnatural Family and Women's Work
Landes and Posner Joint and Multiple
Hylton Optimal law Enforcement and Victim
Helland and Tabarrok "The Fugitive"
Brooks "Liability and Organizational Choice"
Dezhbakhsh and Shepherd The Deterrent Effect of
Friedman Private Creation and Enforcement of Law
Friedman Efficient Institutions for the Private
Enforcement of Law
Kaplow and Shavell Why the Legal System is
less Efficient than the Income Tax
Lott and Landes, "Muliple Victim Public
Shootings, Bombings, and Right to Carry Concealsed Handgun Laws"
Palmer, "The Economics of Cruel and Unusual
Kaplow and Shapiro "Antitrust"
Curry and Mongrain Morality
Lott Should the
wealthy be able to buy justice?
Maugham, "The Verger''
Jacobs, "The Monkey's Paw"
The Economist For Want of a Drink
Sturges v. Bridgman
Spur Industries, Inc. v.
Del E. Webb Development Co.
Pierson v. Post
Hammonds v. Central
Kentucky Natural Gas Co.
Sherwood v. Walker
Hadley v. Baxendale