NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Economic Analysis of Law

Louis Kaplow, Steven Shavell

NBER Working Paper No. 6960
Issued in February 1999
NBER Program(s):   LE   PE

This is a survey of the field of economic analysis of law, focusing on the work of economists. The survey covers the three central areas of civil law liability for accidents (tort law), property law, and contracts as well as the litigation process and public enforcement of law.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w6960

Handbook of Public Economics, Auerbach and Feldstein, eds., 2001,forthcoming.

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