Statistics of Legal Infrastructures

19 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2006

See all articles by Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos

Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos

Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law


Two books on law and development and the law-and-finance literature have produced a major opening for the field of international statistical comparisons of legal systems. This review provides some background from microstructure to help the understanding of the effects the statistical comparisons demonstrate and to point out opportunities for further research.

Keywords: Financial Market Microstructure, Law and Finance

JEL Classification: B15, F36, F43, G15, G18, G38, K22, K23, P17

Suggested Citation

Georgakopoulos, Nicholas L., Statistics of Legal Infrastructures. American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN:

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