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Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

David Kennedy and Joseph E. Stiglitz


Policymakers and economists largely agree that “rule of law” and property rights are essential for a sound economic policy, particularly for most developing countries. But it is becoming increasingly apparent that transplanting legal frameworks from one society to another doesn’t work—even though neoliberal orthodoxy has held that it should. China’s economic development offers a backdrop for developing alternative viewpoints on these issues. In this book, economists, academics, and policymakers wade straight into the discussion, using China as a concrete reference point. The volume is the res ... More

Keywords: China, Internet, judges, free speech

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199698547
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Kennedy, editor
Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Faculty Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy

Joseph E. Stiglitz, editor
University Professor and Co-President of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University

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David Kennedy and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Part I Conceptual Foundations

18 China’s Network Justice*

Benjamin L. Liebman and Tim Wu **†‡

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