Economics 888: Readings.
Mackaay History of Law and Economics
Alchian "Evolution, Uncertainty, and
Maugham, "The Verger''
Jacobs, "The Monkey's Paw"
Coase, "The Problem of Social
Allen, "Transaction Costs"
Bouckaert Original Assignment of
Lueck et al "Property Law"
Merrill and Smith What Happened to
Property in Law and Economics
Hermalin An Economic Analysis of Takings
Ostrom, Private and Common Property
Gallini Patent Policy and Costly Imitation
Landes and Posner An Economics Analysis of
Scotchmer, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Menell Intellectual Property
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 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"
Geddes and Lueck "The Gains from
Self Ownership and the Expansion of Women's Rights"
Brooks "Liability and Organizational Choice"
Polinsky and Shavell Publice Enforcement of Law.
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
Casari, Emergence of Endogenous Legal
Geddes The Rule of One-Third
Curry and Mongrain Morality Laws
Lott Should the wealthy be able to buy justice?
Smith and Lee Coasean
Property on the Shifting Sands of Transaction Costs
Smith Toward an
economic theory of
property in information
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