Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
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Harmonization: Consumer Protection

  • Franziska WeberEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_529


This contribution gives an overview of law and economic works on consumer protection. It does so by taking three complementary angles: (1) assessing harmonization efforts regarding consumer protection in Europe, (2) presenting selected topics of substantive consumer law, and (3) analyzing the European consumer law enforcement from an economic point of view.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Law, Institute of Law and EconomicsUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany