Chapter 3. Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Inalienability: One View of the Cathedral

  1. Donald A. Wittman
  1. Guido Calabresi and
  2. A. Douglas Melamed

Published Online: 17 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch3

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

How to Cite

Calabresi, G. and Melamed, A. D. (2004) Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Inalienability: One View of the Cathedral, in Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings (ed D. A. Wittman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch3

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:

  • property rights;
  • regulation;
  • liability rule;
  • legal decisions;
  • communal property

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Setting of Entitlements

  • Rules for Protecting and Regulating Entitlements

  • The Framework and Pollution Control Rules

  • The Framework and Criminal Sanctions