The Emergence and Evolution of Customary International Law
27 Pages Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Date Written: September 11, 2012
Customary international law is one of the three main sources of international law; lamentably, it has historically received little attention from law and economics scholars, despite providing rich material for economic analysis. In this chapter, we provide a concise overview of recent research on customary international law from a law and economics perspective, summarizing the main results while modestly extending some of the analyses presented.
Keywords: customary international law, public international law
JEL Classification: K33
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