Quantitative Methods in Comparative Law
18 Pages Posted: 2 May 2012
Date Written: May 2, 2012
In the field of comparative law, the use of economic analysis has been at the same time fashionable and controversial. Notwithstanding its controversial acceptance in the discipline, the so-called comparative law and economics method is an important example of the application of economics to areas that were once considered beyond the realm of economic analysis. This article discusses the multiple roles that quantitative economic methods (both theoretical and empirical) can play for comparative legal analysis.
Keywords: Comparative law and economics, welfare analysis, legal origins
JEL Classification: K10, K30, K40
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