Law and Economics and the Labour Market (New Horizons in Law and Economics Series)

Law and Economics and the Labour Market (New Horizons in Law and Economics Series)

By: Gerrit De Geest (editor), Jacques Siegers (editor), Roger J. Van den Bergh (editor)Hardback

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This important book plays a vital role in bridging the gap between labour economics, law and economics and the legal profession. Beginning with a general overview of the relationship between labour law and economic theory, it then goes on to examine specific areas within the field of law and economics including: * the new law and economic theories on contract formation, with a case study from the Dutch system * penalty default rules as applied to Israeli labour law * dismissal regulation in the UK and US from a comparative perspective * overtime hours in the US and severance pay in Germany * the European Works Council * an historical and economic analysis of the German co-determined corporation.

About Author

Edited by Gerrit De Geest, Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, US, Jacques Siegers, Professor of Economics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands and Roger J. Van den Bergh, Professor of Law and Economics, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Contents: Foreword 1. Labour Law and Economic Theory: A Reappraisal 2. The Right-to-Lie: New Law and Economics versus Dutch Labour Law? 3. Information-forcing and Cooperation-Inducing Rules: Rethinking the Building Blocks of Labour Law 4. The Law and Economics of Dismissal Regulation: A Comparative Analysis of the US and UK Systems 5. Potential Labour Market Repercussions of Proposed Reforms to the US Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Hours Law 6. Law and Economics Analysis of the European Works Council 7. Severance Pay in Germany: A Contract Perspective 8. The Co-determined Corporation as a Player in the Labour Market Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781858986975
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781858986975
  • ISBN10: 1858986974

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