Chapter 11. A Theory of the Consumer Product Warranty

  1. Donald A. Wittman
  1. George L. Priest

Published Online: 17 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch11

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

How to Cite

Priest, G. L. (2004) A Theory of the Consumer Product Warranty, in Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings (ed D. A. Wittman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231578

Online ISBN: 9780470752135

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Keywords:

  • contracts;
  • warranty;
  • consumer product;
  • investment theory;
  • consumers

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Implications of the Exploitation and Signal Theories for Warranty Practices

  • An Empirical Examination of the Theories

  • Conclusion