Statistical and Economic Approaches to Legal History

Professor Klerman advocates increased use of economic and statis-tical approaches by legal historians. He documents the dearth of eco-nomic and statistical analysis in legal history and shows how use of these methods could contribute to the field. Professor Klerman shows these potential benefits by examining recent articles which use economics and statistics to explore the determinants and effects of legal change.

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