Cost-Benefit Analysis: Legal, Economic and Philosophical Perspectives

Posted: 19 Dec 2001

See all articles by Matthew D. Adler

Matthew D. Adler

Duke University School of Law

Eric A. Posner

University of Chicago - Law School

Abstract

Cost-benefit analysis is a widely used governmental evaluation tool, though academics remain skeptical. This volume gathers prominent contributors from law, economics and philosophy for discussion of cost-benefit analysis, specifically its moral foundations, applications,and limitations. Contributors include Matthew Adler, Gary Becker, John Broome, Robert Frank, Robert Hahn, Lewis Kornhauser, Martha Nussbaum, Eric Posner, Richard Posner, Henry Richardson, Amartya Sen, Cass Sunstein and Kip Viscusi.

Suggested Citation

Adler, Matthew D. and Posner, Eric A., Cost-Benefit Analysis: Legal, Economic and Philosophical Perspectives. COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS: LEGAL, ECONOMIC AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES, Adler, Matthew and Posner, Eric A., eds., University of Chicago Press, 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=294422

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