Encyclopedia of Law & Economics - 4620 Causation. Precaution. Foreseeability. Mitigation

Ayres, Ian and Gertner, Robert H. (1989), 'Filling Gaps in Incomplete Contracts: An Economic Analysis of Default Rules', 99 Yale Law Journal , 87-130.

Ayres, Ian and Gertner, Robert H. (1992), 'Strategic Contractual Inefficiency and the Optimal Choice of Legal Rules', 101 Yale Law Journal , 729-773.

Bebchuk, Lucian Arye and Shavell, Steven (1991), 'Information and the Scope of Liability for Breach of Contract: The Rule of Hadley vs. Baxendale', 7 Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 284-312.

Bishop, William (1983), 'The Contract-Tort Boundary and the Economics of Insurance', 12 Journal of Legal Studies , 241-266. Reprinted in Goldberg, Victor P. (ed.), Readings in the Economics of Contract Law, mbridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989, 86-91.

Cooter, Robert D. (1985), 'Unity in Torts, Contracts and Property: The Model of Precaution', 73 California Law Review , 1-51. Reprinted in Goldberg, Victor (Ed.), Readings in the Economics of Contract Law, Cambridge University Press, 1989. Reprinted in Medema, Steven G. (Ed.), The Legacy of Ronald Coase in Economic Analysis. Reprinted in Craswell, Richard and Schwartz, Alan (Eds.), Readings in Contract Law, Oxford University Press, 1993.

Danzig, Richard (1975), 'Hadley v. Baxendale: A Study in the Industrialization of the Law', 4 Journal of Legal Studies , 249-284.

Eisenberg, Melvin Aron (1992), 'The Principle of Hadley v. Baxendale', 80 California Law Review , 563-613.

Epstein, Richard A. (1989), 'Beyond Foreseeability: Consequential Damages in the Law of Contract', 18 Journal of Legal Studies , 105-138.

Fenn, Paul T. (1981), 'Mitigation and the 'Correct' Measure of Damage', 1 International Review of Law and Economics , 223-226.

Goetz, Charles J. and Scott, Robert E. (1983), 'The Mitigation Principle: Toward a General Theory of Contractual Obligation', 69 Virginia Law Review , 967-1024. Reprinted in Goldberg, Victor P. (ed.), Readings in the Economics of Contract Law, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press,1989, 61-68 and 199-200.

Johnston, Jason Scott (1990), 'Strategic Bargaining and the Economic Theory of Contract Default Rules', 100 Yale Law Journal , 615-664.

Landa, Janet T. (1987), 'Hadley v. Baxendale and the Expansion of the Middleman Economy', 16 Journal of Legal Studies , 455-470.

MacIntosh, Jeffrey G. and Frydenlund, David C. (1987), 'An Investment Approach to a Theory of Contract Mitigation', 37 University of Toronto Law Journal , 113-182.

Perloff, Jeffrey M. (1981), 'Breach of Contract and the Foreseeability Doctrine of Hadley v. Baxendale', 10 Journal of Legal Studies , 39-63.

Quillen, Gwyn D. (1988), 'Contract Damages and Cross-Subsidization', 61 Southern California Law Review , 1125-1141.

Wittman, Donald A. (1981), 'Optimal Pricing of Sequential Inputs: Last Clear Chance, Mitigation of Damages and Related Doctrines in the Law', 10 Journal of Legal Studies , 65-91.

Wolcher, Louis E. (1989), 'Price Discrimination and Inefficient Risk Allocation Under the Rule of Hadley v.Baxendale', 12 Research in Law and Economics , 9-31.