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Laws Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters David D. Friedman

Laws Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters

David D. Friedman

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ISBN : 9780691010168
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329 pages
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What does economics have to do with law? Suppose legislators propose that armed robbers receive life imprisonment, economists observe that making the punishment for armed robbery the same as that for murder encourages muggers to kill their victims.MoreWhat does economics have to do with law? Suppose legislators propose that armed robbers receive life imprisonment, economists observe that making the punishment for armed robbery the same as that for murder encourages muggers to kill their victims. This text defends the economic view of law.