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Economic analysis of the legal standard for deceit in English tort law

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  • 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.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:28:y:2009:i:1:p:83-102
    DOI: 10.1007/s10657-009-9100-3
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    Keywords

    Legal standard; Deceit; English tort law; Intentional misrepresentation; K13;
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    • K13 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Tort Law and Product Liability; Forensic Economics

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