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Title: An economic theory of court delay
Authors: VEREECK, Lode
MUHL, Manuela
Issue Date: 2000
Citation: European Journal of Law and Economics, 10(3). p. 243-268
Abstract: Delay undermines the performance of courts around the world. Its implications and possible solutions, however, are not so widely understood. The assessment of the efficiency of delay as a rationing mechanism requires a general theory, which looks at the effect on the number of conflicts, suits, settlements and trials. The outcome is somewhat disturbing: delay may be socially beneficial, but the assumptions seem prohibitively strict. The policy implications are that court delay is best reduced via increases in court fees and improvements in legislative and judicial quality.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/5666
Link to publication: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/ejle/2000/00000010/00000003/00276644;jsessionid=128yxsb52l0rd.alexandra
ISSN: 0929-1261
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: vabb, 2010
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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