Law and economics in the legal academy, or, what i should have said to discipulusCitation formats

Standard

Law and economics in the legal academy, or, what i should have said to discipulus. / Ogus, Anthony.

In: University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, 01.01.2010, p. 169-175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Ogus, Anthony. / Law and economics in the legal academy, or, what i should have said to discipulus. In: University of Toronto Law Journal. 2010 ; Vol. 60, No. 2. pp. 169-175.

Bibtex

@article{568b5686a4ed448da5ad6f214041ab65,
title = "Law and economics in the legal academy, or, what i should have said to discipulus",
abstract = "Is there a future for law and economics scholarship within the legal academy that does not involve formal modelling? To reach a positive answer to this question, I provide a brief sketch of the development of the subdiscipline, showing how, in the most recent period, the dominance of economists, working with their own agenda and career motivations, has created obstacles for the dissemination of law and economics within the legal academy and to legal policy makers more generally. I argue that drawing out and communicating to this broader readership the major insights of law and economics remain important tasks. So also, from a normative perspective, to relate efficiency analysis to whatever non-economic goals may also influence particular areas of law. Across the huge range of his publications, Michael Trebilcock has provided a model for the law and economics scholarship that I am advocating.",
keywords = "formal modelling, law and economics, methodology, normative goals",
author = "Anthony Ogus",
year = "2010",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.3138/utlj.60.2.169",
language = "English",
volume = "60",
pages = "169--175",
journal = "University of Toronto Law Journal",
issn = "0042-0220",
publisher = "University of Toronto Press",
number = "2",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Law and economics in the legal academy, or, what i should have said to discipulus

AU - Ogus, Anthony

PY - 2010/1/1

Y1 - 2010/1/1

N2 - Is there a future for law and economics scholarship within the legal academy that does not involve formal modelling? To reach a positive answer to this question, I provide a brief sketch of the development of the subdiscipline, showing how, in the most recent period, the dominance of economists, working with their own agenda and career motivations, has created obstacles for the dissemination of law and economics within the legal academy and to legal policy makers more generally. I argue that drawing out and communicating to this broader readership the major insights of law and economics remain important tasks. So also, from a normative perspective, to relate efficiency analysis to whatever non-economic goals may also influence particular areas of law. Across the huge range of his publications, Michael Trebilcock has provided a model for the law and economics scholarship that I am advocating.

AB - Is there a future for law and economics scholarship within the legal academy that does not involve formal modelling? To reach a positive answer to this question, I provide a brief sketch of the development of the subdiscipline, showing how, in the most recent period, the dominance of economists, working with their own agenda and career motivations, has created obstacles for the dissemination of law and economics within the legal academy and to legal policy makers more generally. I argue that drawing out and communicating to this broader readership the major insights of law and economics remain important tasks. So also, from a normative perspective, to relate efficiency analysis to whatever non-economic goals may also influence particular areas of law. Across the huge range of his publications, Michael Trebilcock has provided a model for the law and economics scholarship that I am advocating.

KW - formal modelling

KW - law and economics

KW - methodology

KW - normative goals

U2 - 10.3138/utlj.60.2.169

DO - 10.3138/utlj.60.2.169

M3 - Article

VL - 60

SP - 169

EP - 175

JO - University of Toronto Law Journal

JF - University of Toronto Law Journal

SN - 0042-0220

IS - 2

ER -