The Review of Austrian Economics

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 351–354 | Cite as

How far an Austrian law and economics should be Posnerian?

A comment on Peter Leeson
  • Alain MarcianoEmail author


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.


Posner Austrian economics Law and economics Economic analysis of law Constructivism Judges Common law 

JEL Codes

B53 K00 K49 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Montpellier 1MontpellierFrance

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