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Statute Law or Case Law?

  • Leonardo Felli

    (LSE)

  • Alessandro Riboni

    (Université de Montréal)

  • Luca Anderlini

    (Georgetown University)

regime is superior in more slow-changing ones (e.g. inheritance law).

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