European Journal of Law and Economics

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 389–392 | Cite as

The judge, the academic and the public intellectual: the totemic scholarship of Richard A. Posner

Article

Abstract

Richard A. Posner plays a totemic role within law and economics, and not only. His scholarship is so wide to the point that it is quite impossible to face any topic without finding a seminal contribution by him. This introduction presents a special issue devoted to Posner’s scientific and academic work.

Keywords

Posner Law and economics Economic analysis of law 

JEL Classification

K00 B4 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université de Montpellier and LAMETA-UMR 5474MontpellierFrance
  2. 2.Università del Piemonte OrientaleAlessandriaItaly

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