Oh, Work in Progress has the temporary title Law and Economics: A Guide for the Curious. My guess is that the title will change a few more times.
Table of Contents
The Original of Laura
Choice in the Shadow of the Law
Chapter 1: E pluribus unum
The Art of the Deal
Why Maximize Wealth?
Common Law and Civil Law
The Coase Theorem
Establishing a Market to Erode Rent Controls
The Coase Corollary
More on Property Rights and Efficiency: The Tragedy of the Commons
The Reverse of the Medal: Property Rights and the Anticommons
Expectation Damages and Efficient Breach
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., on Bad Men and the Law
Chapter 2: What’s done is done?
Bart and Lance
Advance Market Commitments
Preventive and Punitory Measures
John Stuart Mill
Low Probability, High Punishment Regimes
Destruction of Property: What’s Done Cannot Be Undone?
Moral Rights: What’s Done Cannot Be Redone?
Intellectual Property: What’s Done Can Be Done Repeatedly
Nabokov and Existence Value
Chapter 3: Squeezing a balloon
Using the Law to Serve Distributional Goals
The Peltzman Effect
Art Again: Resale Rights, or Droit de Suite
The De Facto Liberalization of the Copyright Regime
A World Without Copyright
Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails
Chapter 4: Deorum injuriae Diis curae
Low-cost Avoider or Insurer
Foreseeable Misuse and Attractive Nuisance
Mill and the Harm Principle
The Iranian Kidney Transplant Program
The Parthenon Marbles and Cultural Property
Statutes of Limitation
Standards of Proof
Chapter 5: Crooked timber
Lochner v. New York (1905)
Dealing with Uncertainty
The Endowment Effect
Organ Donations, Reprise
Vice, Rationality, and Defaults
Attractive Nuisance for Adults?