"Law and Economics" as a discipline is one of the most dominant theories of jurisprudence. It pervades into each area of legal studies to critically evaluate the causes and consequences of a particular legal rule or its interpretation. The book presents a unique combination of research papers, ranging from business-commercial law to economic analysis of legislation covering various contemporary socio-economic issues. The unique blend of diverse topics in the books ensures that the readers acquire a holistic understanding and much-needed knowledge about the theoretical and practical foundations of law and economics. The book aims to provide an innovative perspective to the readers of contemporary policy-legal issues through economic analysis and subsequently open up new deliberations and provide novel perspectives in the legal discipline. It will serve as an invaluable resource for academics and those interested in cutting-edge analysis of current public policy issues.
Prof. (Dr.) Ranita Nagar and Dr. Hiteshkumar Thakkar have been working in the domain of 'Law & Economics' or 'Economic Analysis of Law' for more than one decade at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (India). They have pioneered conducting various research, training, and extension activities in the GNLU Centre for Law and Economics, Gandhinagar (India) since 2013. They are Editors in the GNLU Journal of Law and Economics, which is the flagship journal in the field of 'Law & Economics' or 'Economic Analysis of Law' in India.
Table of Contents:
Foreword by Justice A.K. Sikri Preface Acknowledgment
Part A - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 1. A Critical Analysis of Tax Liability of Intellectual Property in Cross-Border Transactions 2. Abolition of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board through the Lens of Law and Economics 3. An Empirical Study of Price Variations in the Vaccine Market due to IPR
Part B - JUSTICE SYSTEM 4. Bride and Prejudice: Economic Analysis of the Quagmire of Marital Rape 5. Capital Punishment ? Over-Burdened with Costs 6. Economic Analysis of the Impact of Third-Party Funding on Access to Justice: An Indian Perspective 7. Information Gaps in Criminal Justice Reporting and Suggested Reforms
Part C - COVID-19 PANDEMIC 8. Examination through Keynes? Theory of Employment of the Unemployment Eradication through RGSKY, ABVSY and MGNREGA post-COVID-19 Lockdowns 9. Should Vaccines be Mandated ? An Economic Analysis in the Context of COVID-19 10. Welfare Economics in Taking the Edge off Inequality during Pandemic in India
Part D - TECH AND CYBER 11. An Economic-Legal Analysis of the Increasing Cybersecurity Concerns in India 12. Business and Cyber: Emerging Innovations Towards Sustainability 13. Regulating Dark Patterns in India: A Law and Economics Analysis
Part E - MISCELLANEOUS LAW & ECONOMICS 14. Economics of Higher Education in India: Balancing Equity and Efficiency through Laws and State Policies 15. Impact of the 10-Minute Grocery Delivery Incentive on Consumer Habits, Demand, and Road Accidents 16. Law and Economic Analysis of International Refugee Law 17. Mediation in Matrimonial Cases: An Economic Analysis 18. Memeconomics: Emergence of Meme Market through the Perspective of Law and Economics 19. Tackling Barriers on Gig Workers with Anti-Trust and Competition Law with Emphasis on Collective Bargaining Theory 20. Why do Leaders Defect? Understanding the Law and Economics of Defections in India