Chapter 30. Rings and Promises

  1. Donald A. Wittman
  1. Margaret F. Brinig

Published Online: 17 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch30

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

How to Cite

Brinig, M. F. (2004) Rings and Promises, in Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings (ed D. A. Wittman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch30

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:

  • marriage;
  • virginity;
  • sexual favors;
  • economic processes;
  • sexual intimacy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Breach of Promise Action

  • Demand for Diamonds

  • Explaining the Change in Demand