In this comment I respond to three comments by comparative legal scholars on my paper "Levers of Legal Design: Institutional Determinants of the Quality of Law." In this comment I respond to concerns about the potential for the reductionist methodology employed by economist to illuminate issues in comparative law, particularly in light of commitments in comparative legal scholarship to deep understanding of culture and respect for different legal systems.
- comparative law and economics,
- common law,
- civil code,
- legal evolution,
- legal culture,
- interdisciplinary methodology
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