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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Contract Law and Economics

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Edited by: Gerrit De Geest

ISBN13: 9781847206008
Published: January 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £160.00



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This unique and timely book offers an up-to-date, clear and comprehensive review of the economic literature on contract law. The topical chapters written by leading international scholars include: pre-contractual liability, misrepresentation, duress, gratuitous promises, gifts, standard form contracts, interpretation, contract remedies, penalty clauses, impracticability and foreseeability. Option contracts, warranties, long-term contracts, marriage contracts, franchise contracts, quasi-contracts, behavioral approaches, and civil contract law are also discussed. This excellent resource on contract law and economics will be particularly suited to contract law scholars, law teachers, policy makers, and judges. For experts in and practitioners of contract law this will be a key book to buy.

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Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
1. Introduction Gerrit De Geest PART I: FORMATION AND INTERPRETATION 2. Precontractual Liability Eleonora C. Melato 3. Contractual Mistake and Misrepresentation Qi Zhou 4. Duress Peter Cserne 5. Gratuitous Promises Robert A. Prentice 6. Gifts, Wills and Inheritance Law Pierre Pestieau 7. Standard Form Contracts Clayton P. Gillette 8. Interpretation and Implied Terms in Contract Law George M. Cohen PART II: REMEDIES 9. Contract Remedies: General Paul G. Mahoney 10. Penalty Clauses and Liquidated Damages Steven Walt 11. Impossibility and Impracticability Donald J. Smythe 12. Foreseeability Peter van Wijck 13. Option Contracts and the Holdup Problem A.L. Wickelgreen 14. Warranties Klaus Wehrt PART III: LONG-TERM CONTRACTS 15. Long-Term Contracts and Relational Contracts Nick van der Beek 16. Long-term Contracts in the Law and Economics Literature Mireia Artigot i Golobardes and Fernando Gomez Pomar 17. Marriage Contracts Antony W. Dnes 18. Franchise Contracts Antony W. Dnes PART IV: PERSPECTIVES 19. Behavioral Approaches To Contract Law Ann-Sophie Vandenberghe 20. The Civil Law of Contract Ejan Mackaay 21. Unjust Enrichment and Quasi-Contracts Christopher T. Wonnell Index