The Review of Austrian Economics

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 351–354

How far an Austrian law and economics should be Posnerian?

A comment on Peter Leeson

DOI: 10.1007/s11138-012-0185-5

Cite this article as:
Marciano, A. Rev Austrian Econ (2012) 25: 351. doi:10.1007/s11138-012-0185-5


The purpose of this note is to stress that Posner’s conception of law and of the role of judges in a legal system might be problematic for an Austrian approach to law and economics, despite the praxeological dimension of his analysis.


PosnerAustrian economicsLaw and economicsEconomic analysis of lawConstructivismJudgesCommon law

JEL Codes


Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Montpellier 1MontpellierFrance