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The Republic of Beliefs

A New Approach to Law and Economics

Kaushik Basu

A leading economist offers a radically new approach to the economic analysis of the lawIn The Republic of Beliefs, Kaushik Basu, one of the world's leading economists, argues that the traditional economic analysis of the law has significant flaws and has failed to answer certain critical questions satisfactorily. Why are good laws drafted but never...
Publish Date
June 12
Goodreads rating
Jun 08, 2019
I don’t read many books that have an idea I had never thought of but really should have. @kaushikcbasu’s Republic of Beliefs is one, arguing that laws just help us select a (hopefully better) equilibrium that could have worked absent the laws. My review:      source
Oct 04, 2019
It’s a great book!      source