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A Deferential Role for Efficiency Theory in Analysing Causation-Based Tort Law

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  • Paul Burrows
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 8 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 1 (July)
    Pages: 29-49

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:8:y:1999:i:1:p:29-49

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    Keywords: Tort; causation; efficiency;

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    1. Shavell, Steven, 1985. "Uncertainty over Causation and the Determination of Civil Liability," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 28(3), pages 587-609, October.
    2. Miceli, Thomas J., 1996. "Cause in fact, proximate cause, and the hand rule: Extending Grady's positive economic theory of negligence," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 473-482, December.
    3. Burrows, Paul, 1986. "Nonconvexity induced by external costs on production: Theoretical curio or policy dilemma?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 101-128, June.
    4. Paul Burrows, 1997. "A Deferential Role for Efficiency Analysis in Unravelling the Takings Tangle," Nordic Journal of Political Economy, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 24, pages 105-123.
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    Cited by:
    1. Andrew Torre & Adrian Clifford, 2005. "Is the Treatment of Economic Loss by the Australian Courts in Torts Cases Anomalous?," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 20(2), pages 145-164, September.
    2. Ram Singh, 2008. "On The Existence and Efficiency of Equilibria Under Liability Rules," Working Papers id:1716, eSocialSciences.
    3. Qi Zhou, 2009. "Economic analysis of the legal standard for deceit in English tort law," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 28(1), pages 83-102, August.
    4. Parisi Francesco & Singh Ram, 2010. "The Efficiency of Comparative Causation," Review of Law & Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 6(2), pages 219-245, September.
    5. Ram Singh, 2005. "Comparative Causation -- A Re-examination," Working papers 139, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.

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