Evolution and Environment in the Property Scholarship of James Krier
Carol M. Rose
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
October 5, 2013
2 Property Rights Conference Journal 27 (2013)
Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-45
This article is brief appreciation of the enormous contributions that Jim Krier has made to property law scholarship. It focuses on his engagement with theories about the evolution of property rights, and argues that Krier learned from his work in environmental law to be skeptical about just-so theories of institutional evolution, including the evolution of property. Instead, Krier has been constantly attentive to the reasons why institutional responses to resource problems actually unfold as they do, following their twists and turns through both successes and mishaps.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Keywords: James Krier, property rights, environmental law, resource problemsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 19, 2013 ; Last revised: October 9, 2013
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