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Economic Analysis of Law in European Legal Scholarship

Economic Analysis of Law in European Legal Scholarship
7 Volumes | 2016 - 2021


The purpose of this book series is to publish high quality volumes in the growing field of law and economics research in Europe, from a comprehensive theoretical and practical vantage point. In particular, the series will place great emphasis on foundational and theoretical aspects of economic analysis of law and on interdisciplinary approaches in European Legal Scholarship. Following Nobel laureate Ronald Coase’s famous essay “The Problem of Social Cost” (1960) fifty years ago law and economics has become the lingua franca of American jurisprudence. In recent decades, law and economics has also gained widespread popularity in Europe and its influence on Legal Scholarship is growing significantly.
Therefore, the economic analysis of law in European Legal Scholarship academic book series illustrates how law and economics is developing in Europe and what opportunities and problems – both in general and in specific legal fields – are associated with this approach within the legal traditions of European countries. Rather than further exploring economic analysis as such, the main focus of this series lies on the implementation of economic methods in legislation and legal adjudication from a European perspective. It takes into account the particular challenges the European legal systems face. Volumes will address law and economics research in Europe from a critical and comparative viewpoint. The studies in this series are strong and bold narratives of the development of economic analysis of law in European Legal Scholarship. Some are suitable for a very broad readership.
Contributions in this series primarily come from scholars in Europe. The purpose is to provide the next generation of European lawyers with the models and skills needed to understand and improve the economic analysis of law in their own legal field. The series includes monographs focusing on specific topics as well as collections of essays covering specific themes.
We aim to make a first decision within 1 month of submission. In case of a positive first decision, authors/editors will be invited to submit a manuscript which will undergo a double blind peer review process. The final decision on publication will depend upon the result of the anonymous peer review of the complete manuscript. We aim to have the complete work peer-reviewed within 3 months of the submission of the manuscript.
Proposals should include:• A short synopsis of the work or the introduction chapter• The proposed Table of Contents• CV of the lead author(s)• List of courses for possible course adoption
Submission of manuscript• Submit two versions of manuscript - 1 blinded (for peer review), 1 un-blinded
The series discourages the submission of manuscripts that are below 85,000 words in length.
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All books of the series Economic Analysis of Law in European Legal Scholarship

2021 | Book

Consumer Law and Economics

This edited volume covers the challenges currently faced by consumer law in Europe and the United States, ranging from fundamental theoretical questions, such as what goals consumer law should pursue, to practical questions raised by disclosure …

2020 | Book

The Agricultural Cooperative in the Framework of the European Cooperative Society

Discussing and Comparing Issues of Cooperative Governance and Finance in Italy and Austria

This book assesses the Statute for a European Cooperative Society (SCE) regarding agricultural activities by comparing how specific questions arising in this context must be dealt with under the Italian and Austrian legal systems. In this regard …

2019 | Book

New Developments in Competition Law and Economics

This book further develops both the traditional and the behavioural approach to competition law, and applies these approaches to a variety of timely issues. It discusses several fundamental questions regarding competition law and economics, and …

2018 | Book

Energy Law and Economics

This book offers an edited volume for all readers who wish to gain an in-depth grasp of the economic analysis of recent developments in energy law and policy in Europe and the United States. In response to waning resources and heightened …

2018 | Book

Regulating and Managing Food Safety in the EU

A Legal-Economic Perspective

This book analyses EU food law from a regulatory, economic and managerial perspective. It presents an economic assessment of strategies of food safety regulation, and discusses the different regulatory regimes in EU food law. It examines the …

2017 | Book

Environmental Law and Economics

This anthology discusses important issues surrounding environmental law and economics and provides an in-depth analysis of its use in legislation, regulation and legal adjudication from a neoclassical and behavioural law and economics perspective.

2016 | Book

Nudging - Possibilities, Limitations and Applications in European Law and Economics

This anthology provides an in-depth analysis and discusses the issues surrounding nudging and its use in legislation, regulation, and policy making more generally. The 17 essays in this anthology provide startling insights into the multifaceted …