The Fatal Flaw in the Methodology of Law & Economics

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: June 30, 1997

Abstract

This paper identifies and analyzes some of the basic structural flaws of utilitarian economic analysis and provides an alternative way of analyzing economic and moral problems.

Keywords: Utilitarian, Ethics, Rights Theory, Methodology, Public Choice, Positive-Sum Game, Negative-Sum Game, Law & Economics, Property Rights

JEL Classification: A13, A1, A2, B4, B53, C18, D6, D7, D8, E14, F13, F35, K, O24

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., The Fatal Flaw in the Methodology of Law & Economics (June 30, 1997). Commentaries on Law & Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1997, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2809417

Robert W. McGee (Contact Author)

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

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