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The past, present and future of comparative law and economics

In: Comparative Law and Economics

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  • Giovanni B. Ramello

Contemporary law and economics has greatly expanded its scope of inquiry as well as its sphere of influence. The extension to many idiosyncratic topics and issues that sometime lie outside the traditional domain of the discipline have fostered the emergence of a new consciousness better grasped by a comparative approach. The original contributions to this Research Handbook provide a glimpse of the new perspectives that enrich the law and economics methodology.

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  • Theodore Eisenberg & Giovanni B. Ramello (ed.), 2016. "Comparative Law and Economics," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14391.
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