The Emergence and Evolution of Customary International Law
University of Minnesota - Law School; University of Bologna
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche; Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics; University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics
September 11, 2012
Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-40
Customary international law is one of the three main sources of international law; lamentably, it has historically received little attention from law and economics scholars, despite providing rich material for economic analysis. In this chapter, we provide a concise overview of recent research on customary international law from a law and economics perspective, summarizing the main results while modestly extending some of the analyses presented.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
Keywords: customary international law, public international law
JEL Classification: K33working papers series
Date posted: September 20, 2012
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