Péter Cserne

University of Aberdeen

Professor of Law

Taylor Building

King's College

Aberdeen, Scotland AB24 3UB

United Kingdom

Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

extramural fellow

Warandelaan 2

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Freedom of Contract (and Economic Analysis)

Forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, ed. Jürgen Backhaus (Springer 2015), TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-049
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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freedom of contract, contract law, contract regulation

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Duress in Contracts: An Economic Analysis

CONTRACT LAW AND ECONOMICS, Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Second Edition Vol 6, pp. 57–79, Gerrit de Geest ed., Cheltenham, UK – Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar 2011, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2009-041
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2011
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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contact formation, holdup, duress, coercion, necessity, economic duress

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Law and Morality in the Regulation of Contracts: Lessons from Ancient Rome

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2009-037
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2009
Péter Cserne and Gergely Deli
University of Aberdeen and University of Györ - Department of Legal History
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ancient law, contract regulation, social norms, Roman law

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Consequence-Based Arguments in Legal Reasoning: A Jurisprudential Preface to Law and Economics

EFFICIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY, AND JUSTICE TO FUTURE GENERATIONS, pp. 31–54 , Klaus Mathis ed., Berlin, New York, Springer 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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legal reasoning, consequence-based reasoning, economic arguments in law, comparative law and economics

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Paternalism and Contract Law

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism, ed. Kalle Grill and Jason Hanna (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018) 293–310 , TILEC Discussion Paper No. DP 2017-022
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 May 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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paternalism, freedom of contract, J.S. Mill

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Objectivity and the Law’s Assumptions About Human Behaviour

Objectivity in Law and Legal Reasoning, ed. Jaakko Husa, Mark van Hoecke (Oxford: Hart Publishing), pp. 171–193, 2013, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2011-049
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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objectivity of law, legal epistemology, H.L.A. Hart, behavioral economics

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Merit Goods

Forthcoming in M. N. S. Sellers and Stephan Kirste (eds.), Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (Springer), TILEC Discussion Paper No. DP 2018-008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
Péter Cserne and Maxime Desmarais-Tremblay
University of Aberdeen and Université de Lorraine
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Merit Goods, Merit Wants, Government Intervention, Public Economics, Public Goods, Normative Individualism, Paternalism

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Policy Arguments Before Courts: Identifying and Evaluating Consequence-Based Judicial Reasoning

Humanitas Journal of European Studies, Vol. 3, pp. 9-30, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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legal reasoning, consequence-based arguments, comparative law

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Economic Approaches to Legal Reasoning

TILEC Discussion Paper No. DP2019-033, 24. ‘Economic approaches to legal reasoning: an overview’ in Economics in Legal Reasoning, ed. Péter Cserne and Fabrizio Esposito (New York: Palgrave 2020) 25–41 [Palgrave Studies in Institutions, Economics and Law] https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40168-9_3
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2022
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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economics in legal reasoning, economics of legal reasoning, wealth-maximization, consequence-based arguments, teleological reasoning, economics of legal procedure

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On the Necessity of Necessity: An Economic Analysis of Contracts Concluded in a Situation of Need

Silesian Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 11-26, 2010, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2009-027, Hungarian Association for Law and Economics, Working Papers No. 9
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Péter Cserne and Akos Szalai
University of Aberdeen and Peter Pazmany Catholic University - Faculty of Law
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contact law, duress, necessity, holdup, rescue contracts

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Introduction: Legislation, Legal Episteme, and Empirical Knowledge

The Theory and Practice of Legislation, Volume 1, Number 3, December 2013 , pp. 387-393
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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empirical legal studies, behavioural law and economics, legal episteme, law and science, nature of law

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The Rule of Law and the Challenges to Jurisprudence: Introduction

The Rule of Law and the Challenges to Jurisprudence. Selected papers presented at the Fourth Central and Eastern European Forum for Legal, Political and Social Theorists, Celje, 23-24 March 2012. Frankfurt: Peter Lang 2014, pp. 9-13.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Péter Cserne, Miklós Könczöl and Marta Soniewicka
University of Aberdeen, Pázmány Péter Catholic University and Jagiellonian University
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Freedom of Contract and Paternalism: Prospects and Limits of an Economic Approach (excerpt)

Freedom of Contract and Paternalism: Prospects and Limits of an Economic Approach, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2013
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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paternalism, freedom of contract, behavioral economics, contract theory

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Behavioural Law and Economics As Litmus Test

Œconomia. History / Methodology / Philosophy, 7 (2017) 3, 305–329, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2017-023
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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behavioural economics, behavioural law and economics, rationality, welfare

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Paternalism: Methodological Problems of an Economic Analysis

Hungarian Association for Law and Economics Working Papers No. 8, DIE UNSICHERHEIT DER VÄTER: ZUR HERAUSBILDUNG PATERNALER BINDUNGEN, Malte-Christian Gruber und Sascha Ziemann, eds., Berlin: Trafo 2009, pp. 285-303
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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paternalism, economic methodology, behavioural economics

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Between 'Metaphysics of the Stone Age' and the 'Brave New World': H.L.A. Hart on the Law's Assumptions About Human Nature

Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy in the 21st Century: Reassessing Legacies, ed. Miodrag Jovanović, Bojan Spaić (Frankfurt: Peter Lang 2012), pp. 71-87
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2012
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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legal epistemology, H.L.A. Hart, human nature, law and behavioral sciences

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The Uneasy Case for Parsimony in (Law and) Economics: Or How to Talk About Value Judgements

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2019-001; ‘The Uneasy Case for Parsimony in (Law and) Economics: Conceptual, Empirical and Normative Arguments’ Global Jurist 18 (2019) 3, 20190001, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/gj-2019-0001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2022
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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law and economics, parsimony in economic models, values in economics, Guido Calabresi

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Import, Export, and Multilateral Translation: Methodological Lessons from an Economic Analysis of Paternalism in Contract Law

Interdisciplinary Research in Jurisprudence and Constitutionalism, Stephan Kirste, Anne van Aaken, Michael Anderheiden, Pasquale Policastro, eds., Franz Steiner Verlag 2012, 129-151
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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Book Review of ‘Verzweifelt objektiv. Tagebuchnotizen und Briefe des ungarischen Rechtsphilosophen Felix Somló (1873–1920), Hrsg. A. Funke und P. Sólyom’

Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie 99 (2013) 3, 441–445
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2013
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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Felix Somló, analytical jurisprudence, intellectual history, legal philosophy in Hungary

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Legal and Political Theory in the Post-National Age: Introduction

Legal and Political Theory in the Post-National Age, Péter Cserne and Miklós Könczöl, eds., Peter Lang, August 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Péter Cserne and Miklós Könczöl
University of Aberdeen and Pázmány Péter Catholic University
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Review of Behavioural Public Policy, ed. Adam Oliver (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013)

European Journal of Risk Regulation 5 (2014) 2, 273-275.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 May 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Péter Cserne
University of Aberdeen
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nudge, behavioural economics, public policy