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Truth or Economics

On the Definition, Prediction, and Relevance of Economic Efficiency

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Truth or Economics by Richard S Markovits
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Is economic efficiency a sound basis upon which to make public policy or legal decisions? In this sophisticated analysis, Richard S. Markovits considers the way in which scholars and public decision-makers define, predict, and assess the moral and legal relevance of economic efficiency. The author begins by identifying imperfections in the traditional definition of economic efficiency. He then develops and illustrates an appropriate response to Second-Best Theory and investigates the moral and legal relevance of economic-efficiency analyses. Not only do virtually all economic, legal, and public policy thinkers misdefine economic efficiency, the author concludes, they also ignore or respond inadequately to Second-Best Theory when analyzing the economic efficiency of public choices and misassess the relevance of economic-efficiency conclusions both for moral evaluations and for the answer to legal-rights questions that is correct as a matter of law.

Author Biography

Richard S. Markovits is the holder of the John B. Connally Chair in Law at The University of Texas Law School. He teaches and writes in the areas of antitrust, law and economics, constitutional law, and jurisprudence.
Release date Australia
February 22nd, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
9 b-w illus.
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
520
Dimensions
156x235x37
ISBN-13
9780300114591
Product ID
3792556

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