Socio-Economics: Challenging Mainstream Economic Models and Policies

Citation data:

Vol: 49, Issue: 2

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol49/iss2/12
Author(s):
Padfield, Stefan J.
Tags:
socio-economics; economics; law and economics; law and socio-economics; symposium; Law and Economics
article description
At a time when many people are questioning the ability of our current system to provide economic justice, the Socio-Economic perspective is particularly relevant to finding new solutions and ways forward. In this relatively short conclusion to the Akron Law Review’s publication, Law and Socio-Economics: A Symposium, I have separated the Symposium articles into three groups for review: (1) those that can be read as challenging mainstream economic models, (2) those that can be read as challenging mainstream policy conclusions, and (3) those that provide a good example of both. My reviews essentially take the form of providing a short excerpt from the relevant article that will give the reader a sense of what the piece is about and hopefully encourage those who have not yet done so to read the entire article.