Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Contracts, Forward

  • Haksoo KoEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_548


A forward contract is an agreement to buy or sell an asset at a specified future time at a pre-specified price. While financial underpinnings of forward contracts are well-known, law and economics research in forward contracts is underdeveloped.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of LawSeoul National UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea