TORT LAW AND ECONOMICS, Michael Faure, ed., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 435-449, 2009
17 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2008 Last revised: 4 Nov 2009
Date Written: May 1, 2008
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.
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
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1156739