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About Robert Cooter

Robert Cooter is the Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law at Berkeley. He was educated at Swarthmore College, Oxford University, and Harvard University. He pioneered the field of law and economics. He also co-founded a company for scholarly communication on the internet named The Berkeley Electronic Press.  His books include Law and Economics (6th edition, translated into many language, with Tom Ulen), The Strategic Constitution (Princeton, 2000), Solomon’s Knot:  How Law Can End the Poverty of Nations (Princeton, 2012, with Hans Bernd Schaefer), and Getting Incentives Right: 
Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution
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Present Co-Director, Berkeley Program in Law and Economics, Berkeley Law
Present Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law, Berkeley Law

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Room 792 Simon Hall
School of Law
University of California,
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA


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