Historical and theoretical foundations of economic analysis of law


Type Research Project

Duration Jan. 1, 2004 - Dec. 31, 2006

  • Business Law II (Mock) AB (Details)
  • Civil Law and Civil Procedure I (Bollenberger) AB (Details)

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  • Gelter, Martin (Former researcher) Project Head
  • Grechenig, Kristoffel (Former researcher) Project Head
 

Abstract (German)

Im Rahmen des Projekts wird der historische Hintergrund der ökonomischen Analyse des Rechts untersucht und insbesondere der Frage nachgegangen, weshalb diese im deutschsprachigen Raum -- anders als in den USA -- im Vergleich nur geringe Bedeutung erlangt hat.


Abstract (English)

The projects traces the historical development of the economic analysis of law and attempts to explain why its impact on the legal discourse in German-speaking countries has remained limited in comparison to the US.

Publications

Journal article

2008 Grechenig, Kristoffel, Gelter, Martin. 2008. The Transatlantic Divergence in Legal Thought: American Law and Economics vs. German Doctrinalism. Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 31 (1): 295-360. (Details)
  Grechenig, Kristoffel, Gelter, Martin. 2008. Divergente Evolution des Rechtsdenkens - Von amerikanischer Rechtsökonomie und deutscher Dogmatik. Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht 72 (3), 513-561. (Details)
2007 Gelter, Martin, Grechenig, Kristoffel. 2007. Juristischer Diskurs und Rechtsökonomie. Journal für Rechtspolitik 15 (1): 30-41. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2008 Gelter, Martin. 2008. The Transatlantic Divergence in Legal Thought: American Law and Economics vs. German Doctrinalism. 2008 Joint Annual Meetings of Law and Society Association and Canadian Law and Society Association, Montreal, Kanada, 29.05.-01.06. (Details)
  Gelter, Martin. 2008. The Transatlantic Divergence in Legal Thought: American Law and Economics vs. German Doctrinalism. 18th Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economics Association, Columbia Law School, New York, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 16.05.-17.05. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2007 Grechenig, Kristoffel, Gelter, Martin. 2007. The Transatlantic Divergence in Legal Thought: American Law and Economics vs. German Doctrinalism. U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 25. (Details)

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