Economic Analysis of Tort Law and the European Civil Code
Arthur S. Hartkamp, Carla Joustra, TOWARDS A EUROPEAN CIVIL CODE, Chapter 36, Novemver 2004
14 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2010
Date Written: January 26, 2010
This paper addresses the potential contribution of the economic analysis of law to the debate concerning the need for the harmonisation of tort law in Europe. It discusses the question, using economic analysis, of whether a harmonisation of tort law is indeed desirable and if so for which domains.
Keywords: European private law, contract law, European civil code, tort law
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