Norms in Law and Economics
AbstractEveryone realizes the importance of social norms as guides to behavior and substitutes or complements for law. Coming up with a paradigm for analyzing norms, however, has been surprisingly difficult, as has systematic empirical study. In this chapter of the Handbook of Law and Economics, edited by A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell and forthcoming in 2005, we survey the topic.
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