Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Legal Positivism and Law and Economics

  • Régis LanneauEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_648


Law and economics scholars are rarely addressing traditional legal theory. Nevertheless, legal theory could help to better assess the limits of law and economics and the limits of legal theory. Moreover, legal positivism largely paved the way for the emergence of law and economics. This entry will stress the points of convergence and the complementarities between these two approaches.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Law School, CRDPUniversité de Paris NanterreNanterreFrance