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Paternalism in Practice: Public Policy and Legal Design

Péter Cserne

Chapter Chapter 4 in Freedom of Contract and Paternalism, 2012, pp 51-79 from Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract: Abstract The previous chapter discussed some methodological and substantive challenges raised by paternalism for economic theory and some ways in which economists have tried to answer these challenges. This chapter moves from theory to policy and then to law.

Keywords: Legal Rule; Behavioral Economic; Regulatory Technique; Moral Intuition; Default Rule (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1057/9781137000323_4

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