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Harmonizing Tort Law: A Comparative Tort Law and Economics Analysis


Willem H. Van Boom


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law; Durham Law School

May 1, 2008

TORT LAW AND ECONOMICS, Michael Faure, ed., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 435-449, 2009

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This paper presents a review of the literature on comparative tort law and economics. It pays special attention to the economics arguments against and in favour of harmonization of tort law in Europe.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 17

Keywords: Comparative tort law and economics, European private law, tort law, economic analysis of tort law, harmonization, regulatory competition

JEL Classification: K10, K20, K30, H73

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Date posted: July 8, 2008 ; Last revised: November 4, 2009

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Van Boom, Willem H., Harmonizing Tort Law: A Comparative Tort Law and Economics Analysis (May 1, 2008). TORT LAW AND ECONOMICS, Michael Faure, ed., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 435-449, 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1156739

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Willem H. Van Boom (Contact Author)
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law ( email )
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands
Durham Law School ( email )
Durham Law School
Durham, DH1 3ET
United Kingdom
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