Hans-Bernd Schäfer

Bucerius Law School

Jungiusstr. 6

Hamburg, 20355

Germany

University of Hamburg

Allende-Platz 1

Hamburg, 20146

Germany

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Efficient Third Party Liability of Auditors in Tort Law and in Contract Law

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 12, No. 0, 2004, German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2004, No. 9
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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tort law, contract law

Efficient Third Party Liability of Auditors in Tort Law and in Contract Law

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-11, German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2004, LAW AND ECONOMICS OF RISK IN FINANCE, Peter Nobel and Marina Gets, eds., pp. 5-14, Schulthess, Zürich, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Reflections on the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Thomas Eger and Hans-Bernd Schäfer
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics and Bucerius Law School
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Volkswagen Diesel Scandal, Regulation, Civil Liability, Class Action

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Legal Rules and Standards

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2002, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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'Nudging', ein Spross der Verhaltensökonomie - Überlegungen zum Liberalen Paternalismus auf Gesetzgeberischer Ebene ('Nudging', the Vehicle of Behavioural Economics - Some Thoughts on Libertarian Paternalism)

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Franziska Weber and Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics and Bucerius Law School
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behavioural economics, nudging, legislation, open challenges, consumer law

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The Core of Pure Economic Loss

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 27, No. 1, March 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-22, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2005-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2011
Giuseppe Dari‐Mattiacci and Hans-Bernd Schäfer
University of Amsterdam and Bucerius Law School
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economic loss, financial loss, tort, damage, compensation

The Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe, Save Banks Not States

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Euro, European debt crisis, European Central Bank, European stability mechanism, debt restructuring, sovereign insolvency, no bail out clause, Eurobonds

The Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe, Save Banks Not States

Presented at the Italian Society for Law and Economics in Turin, December 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Jurisdiction and Choice of Law in Economic Perspective

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2005, No. 1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Katrin Lantermann
Bucerius Law School and University of Hamburg - Faculty of Law
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Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, Economic Perspective

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Strict Liability Versus Negligence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Frank Mueller-Langer
Bucerius Law School and University of the Bundeswehr Munich
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Negligence, Strict Liability

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European Private Law, Standard Terms, Draft Common Frame, Harmonization

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State Liability for Wrongful Conviction: Incentive Effects on Crime Levels

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 163, No. 2, June 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Vincy Fon and Hans-Bernd Schäfer
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Bucerius Law School
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Wrongful conviction, State Liability, Crime

The Dichotomy between Property Rules and Liability Rules: Experiences from German Law

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Paper 12, Vol. 2008, 21 Seiten
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Claus Ott
Bucerius Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Zivilrechtliche und Rechtsökonomische Überlegungen zum VW-Dieselskandal (Civil Liability Problems of the Volkswagen Diesel Scandal)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Ben W. Fuhrmann
Bucerius Law School and Bucerius Law School - Bucerius Law School, Students
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Dieselskandal, Volkswagen, Haftung, Gruppenklage

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Judex Oeconomicus - 12 Decisions of the German Supreme Court, Commented from a Law and Economic Perspective

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, No.12, 2003
Number of pages: 259 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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economic perspective of legal decisions, German Supreme Court, negligence, strict liabilty

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Jurists, Clerics and Merchants: The Rise of Learned Law in Medieval Europe and Its Impact on Economic Growth

Schäfer, H.-B. and Wulf, A. J. (2014), Jurists, Clerics, and Merchants: The Rise of Learned Law in Medieval Europe and its Impact on Economic Growth. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 11: 266–300. doi:10.1111/jels.12041
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Alexander J. Wulf
Bucerius Law School and SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
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Law and Economics, Legal History, Economic Growth

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Brexit Poker – Wer Hat Die Besseren Karten in Den Austrittsverhandlungen Nach Art. 50 Euv? (Brexit Poker – Who Has a Better Hand in the Withdrawal Negotiations (Article 50 Teu))

Allerhand Working Paper 17/2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Sep 2016
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Arkadiusz Radwan
Bucerius Law School and Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna
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Brexit, Exit-Referendum, EU-Mitgliedschaftsreferendum, Austrittsverhandlungen, Austrittsabkommen, Art. 50 EUV, Transferleistungen, Zugang zum Binnenmarkt

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Incentive Effects of State Liability for Wrongful Conviction on the Level of Crime

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2005, No. 2
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Vincy Fon
Bucerius Law School and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Incentive Effects, State Liability, Wrongful Conviction, Crime

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Good Faith

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Hüseyin Aksoy
Bucerius Law School and Bilkent University - Law School
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Takings of Land by Self-Interested Governments Economic Analysis of Eminent Domain Law

SchäferHans-Bernd and Singh, Ram (2018). Takings of Land by Self-interested Governments: Economic Analysis of Eminent Domain, Journal of Law and Economics, 2018, Vol 61(3), pp 427-459.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Ram Singh
Bucerius Law School and Delhi School of Economics - University of Delhi
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Eminent Domain, Taking, Self-interested government, Full Compensation, Project Choice, State Liability, Public Law, Political Economy, Public Economics

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The Constitution of the European Union

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2002, No. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Stefanie Schmid-Lubbert
Bucerius Law School and University of Hamburg
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Constitution, european union, Treaty law, council,commission

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Consequences of Different Eurobond Proposals in the Eurozone

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Jochen Bigus
Bucerius Law School and Free University Berlin, Department Accounting and Finance
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Eurobonds, Euro Crisis, Law and Economics

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Liability of Experts for Pure Economic Losses, an Economic Analysis with Special Reference to German Cases

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Pure Economic loss, Economic analysis

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Taking Law from an Economic Perspective with Reference to German Law

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Growth-Oriented Legal Reforms

Production Of Legal Rules, Hrsg. F. Parisi, Cheltenham 2012, 400-417
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Robert D. Cooter
Bucerius Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Decriminalization, How Can It Be Legitimized and How Far Should It Go?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Law, Economics

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Inequality, Development, Legal history

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Brexit Poker – czyli o tym, kto ma lepsze karty w negocjacjach ustąpieniowych (Art. 50 TUE) (Brexit Poker – Who Has a Better Hand in the Withdrawal Negotiations (Article 50 TEU))

Allerhand Working Paper 16/2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Arkadiusz Radwan
Bucerius Law School and Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna
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Brexit, referendum ustąpieniowe, referendum europejskie, negocjacje ustąpieniowe, umowa ustąpieniowa, art. 50 TUE, transfery finansowe, dostęp do rynku wewnętrznego UE

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Rule Based Legal Systems as a Substitute for Human Capital: Should Poor Countries Have a More Rule Based Legal System?

German Working Papers in Law and Economics, Vol. 2001, No. 20, 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Are Inventories a Buffer Against Weak Legal Systems?

Kyklos, Vol. 3, 2007, German Working Papers in Law and Economics No. 11
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jul 2007
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and A. V. Raja
Bucerius Law School and University of Hyderabad - School of Economics
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inventories, legal system, contract law, breach

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Brexit Poker – Wer Hat Die Besseren Karten in Den Austrittsverhandlungen? (Brexit Poker – Who Has a Better Hand in the Withdrawal Negotiations?)

Wirtschaftsdienst, 96. Jahrgang, Heft 10 (2016), pp. 763-768
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Arkadiusz Radwan
Bucerius Law School and Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna
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Brexit, Exit-Referendum, EU-Mitgliedschaftsreferendum, Austrittsverhandlungen, Austrittsabkommen, Art. 50 EUV, Transferleistungen, Zugang zum Binnenmarkt

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Eurobonds aus Rechtsökonomischer Perspektive (A Law and Economics Perspective on Eurobonds)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Aug 2015
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Rules Versus Standards in Developing Countries: The Case for Clear and Precise Legal Norms on Eminent Domain Power

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Law and Economics, Law and Development, Eminent Domain, Taking, Legal Rules and Standards

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Privatization of the Police

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Michael Fehling
Bucerius Law School and Bucerius Law School
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Private Security, Law and Economics

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National Wealth and Private Poverty through Civil Law? A review of the book "The Code of Capital" by Katharina Pistor

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Code of Capital, Wealth, Inequality, Law

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Ökonomische Analyse des Rechts, für das Lexikon des Staatsrechts (Basic Elements of Law and Economics)

In Lexikon des Staatsrechts, 2017
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Law and Economics

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Wie der Aufstieg des gelehrten Rechts im Mittelalter den wirtschaftlichen Aufstieg Europas beförderte. Eine empirische Untersuchung (The Rise of Learned Law in Medieval Europe and Its Impact on Economic Growth)

Schäfer/Wulf, Gelehrtes Recht (BLJ), 52, 2014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Alexander J. Wulf
Bucerius Law School and SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
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Juristas, Clérigos Y Mercaderes El Ascenso Del Derecho Escolástico En Europa Medieval Y Su Impacto En El Crecimiento Económico (Jurists, Clerics, and Merchants: The Rise of Learned Law in Medieval Europe and its Impact on Economic Growth)

Schäfer, H.-B. & Wulf, A. J. "Juristas, clérigos y mercaderes. El ascenso del derecho escolástico en la Europa medieval y su impacto en el crecimiento económico", Criterio Jurídico, 15, 2015 (1), 105-167.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Alexander J. Wulf
Bucerius Law School and SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
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Inhaltskontrolle allgemeiner Geschäftsbedingungen: Rechtsökonomische Überlegungen zu einer einheitlichen Konzeption von BGB und DCFR

Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP), Vol. 219, 2010, pp. 771-803
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Patrick C. Leyens
Bucerius Law School and University of Bremen
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Consumers’ Right to Early Repayment of Mortgage Loans in the EU-Member States, a Case of Misguided Consumer Protection

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Alexander J. Wulf
Bucerius Law School and SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
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Consumer Contract Law, Consumer Protection, Mortgages, Financial Services, Regulation, EU Law

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At Brexit Crossroads: Autonomy and Growth as Alternatives?

Brexit: Legal and Economic Aspects of a Political Divorce, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2021
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Jörn Kämmerer
Bucerius Law School and Bucerius Law School
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Brexit, European Law and Economics, International law

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Liability of Member States for Infringement of the EC-Treaty In Cases of Pure Economic Losses: Towards a Rule of ‘Obvious Negligence’

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Roger van den Bergh
Bucerius Law School and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law
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Advocatus Populi I Advocatus Diaboli – O Prawie, Argumentach I Strategiach Stron Negocjujących Brexit (Advocatus Populi and Advocatus Diaboli – On Law, Arguments and Strategies in Brexit Negotiations)

Politeja, 4(49)/2017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Arkadiusz Radwan and Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna and Bucerius Law School
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Brexit, EU -referendum, withdrawal negotiations, Article 50 TEU, EU -27, European integration, United Kingdom, game theory

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Verbraucherschutz als verordnetes Glückspiel (Consumer Protection As a Mandatory Lottery, The Case of Early Repayment of Mortgage Credits)

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2019
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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EU Consumer Protection, Credit Contracts, Early Repayment

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Are Inventories a Buffer Against Weak Legal Systems? A Cross-Country Study

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 415-439, August 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Angara V. Raja and Hans-Bernd Schäfer
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics and Bucerius Law School
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Jurists, Clerics, and Merchants: The Rise of Learned Law in Medieval Europe and its Impact on Economic Growth

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 266-300, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Alexander J. Wulf
Bucerius Law School and SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
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Alive and Well: The Good Faith Principle in Turkish Contract Law

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Hüseyin Aksoy
Bucerius Law School and Bilkent University - Law School

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Good faith principle, risk distribution, contract law, Turkish law

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Other Papers (3)

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Homo Oeconomicus, Verhaltensökonomik und liberaler Paternalismus

Festschrift für Hans Peter Bull zum 75 Geburtstag, Hrsg. V. Mehde, U. Ramsauer, M. Seckelmann, Berlin 2011, pp. 301-323
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Claus Ott
Bucerius Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Staatshaftung für legislatives Unrecht: Parlamente anspornen, höherrangiges Recht besser zu beachten?

Ökonomische Analyse des Europarechts. Beiträge zum XII. Travemünder Symposium zur ökonomischen Analyse des Rechts, Hrsg. P. Behrens, T. Eger, H.-B. Schäfer, Tübingen 2012, 47-71
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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Die Haftung des Wirtschaftsprüfers am Primär- und am Sekundärmarkt − Eine rechtsökonomische Analyse

Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB), Issue 1, 2007, pp.19-49
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer
Bucerius Law School
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