Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Backhaus Jürgen: A Pioneer of Law and Economics in Europe

  • Alain MarcianoEmail author
  • Giovanni Battista Ramello
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_760


Jürgen Backhaus is one of the founders of law and economics in Europe. He is a specialist in public finance and history of economic thought. His role in law and economics was important not only as a scholar who published (and edited) tens of books and articles but also as an entrepreneur.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MRE and University of MontpellierMontpellierFrance
  2. 2.Faculté d’EconomieUniversité de Montpellier and LAMETA-UMR CNRSMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.DiGSPESUniversity of Eastern PiedmontAlessandriaItaly
  4. 4.IELTorinoItaly