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The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments (2019)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2019). The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments. Global jurist, 19(3), https://doi.org/10.1515/gj-2019-0001

Taking Guido Calabresi’s discussion of preferences and value judgements in The Future of Law and Economics as a starting point, this paper analyses some conceptual difficulties, epistemic benefits and normative uses of parsimonious economic analyses... Read More about The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments.

Conceptualising ‘style’ in legal scholarship: the curious case of Zweigert’s 'style doctrine' (2019)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2019). Conceptualising ‘style’ in legal scholarship: the curious case of Zweigert’s 'style doctrine'. International journal of law in context, 15(3), 297-309. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744552319000296

This paper focuses on the German legal scholar Konrad Zweigert’s (1911–96) deceptively simple and notoriously vague use of the term “style” in comparative legal scholarship.

Paternalism and contract law (2018)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2018). Paternalism and contract law. In K. Grill, & J. Hanna (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of the philosophy of paternalism (293–310). Abingdon: Routledge

Les nudges sont-ils des outils extra-juridiques? (2018)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2018). Les nudges sont-ils des outils extra-juridiques?. In A. Brunon-Ernst, & M. Bozzo-Rey (Eds.), Nudges et normativités: Généalogies, Concepts et Applications (121–145)

Facts and Norms in the Behavioural Assumptions of Law (2016)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2016). Facts and Norms in the Behavioural Assumptions of Law. In S. Taekema, B. van Klink, & W. de Been (Eds.), Facts and Norms in Law: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Legal Method (100–124). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

Is nudging really extra-legal? (2016)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2016). Is nudging really extra-legal?. Revue Tocqueville / Tocqueville Review, 37(1), 159-180

Some of the scholarly literature on nudges seems to assume, without giving it much further thought, that nudges represent a non-legal or extra-legal form of regulation. Others routinely assume nudges to be legal, i.e. capable of being authorized and... Read More about Is nudging really extra-legal?.

Jogalkotási javaslatok megfogalmazása a jogtudományban (2015)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P., & Gajduschek, G. (2015). Jogalkotási javaslatok megfogalmazása a jogtudományban. In A. Jakab, & A. Menyhárd (Eds.), A jog tudománya: Tudománytörténeti és -elméleti írások, gyakorlati tanácsokkal (79–100). Budapest: HVG-Orac

Contract, Freedom of (2014)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2014). Contract, Freedom of. In Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (1-10). Berlin / New York: Springer Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_538-1

Freedom of contract is a principle of law, expressing three related ideas: parties should be free to choose their contracting partners (“party freedom”), to agree freely on the terms of their agreement (“term freedom”), and where agreements have been... Read More about Contract, Freedom of.

National legal systems and globalization: New role, continuing relevance (2013)
Book
Larouche, P., & Cserne, P. (2013). P. Larouche, & P. Cserne (Eds.). National legal systems and globalization: New role, continuing relevance. The Hague: TMC Asser Press. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-6704-885-9

This book sheds a new light on the fate of national legal systems in an era of globalization, with a more optimistic message than elsewhere in the literature This book was written by a team of experts in comparative law and law and economics, two per... Read More about National legal systems and globalization: New role, continuing relevance.

The recodification of private law in Central and Eastern Europe (2013)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2013). The recodification of private law in Central and Eastern Europe. National legal systems and globalization: new role, continuing relevance (45 - 88). T M C Asser. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-6704-885-9_4

In the past two decades, Central and Eastern European countries have experienced a rapid political, economic and social transformation. This transformation has been intertwined with the Europeanisation and modernisation of the law. This chapter analy... Read More about The recodification of private law in Central and Eastern Europe.

The recodification of private law in central and eastern Europe (2012)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2013). The recodification of private law in central and eastern Europe. National Legal Systems and Globalization: New Role, Continuing Relevance (45-88). The Hague, Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-6704-885-9_4

In the past two decades, Central and Eastern European countries have experienced a rapid political, economic and social transformation. This transformation has been intertwined with the Europeanisation and modernisation of the law. This chapter analy... Read More about The recodification of private law in central and eastern Europe.

Between the 'Metaphysics of the Stone Age' and the 'Brave New World': H.L.A. Hart on the Law's Assumptions about Human Nature (2012)
Book Chapter
Cserne, P. (2012). Between the 'Metaphysics of the Stone Age' and the 'Brave New World': H.L.A. Hart on the Law's Assumptions about Human Nature. In M. Jovanovi?, & B. Spai? (Eds.), Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy in the 21st Century: Reassessing Legacies (71 - 89). Frankfurt: Peter Lang Pub Inc

This paper analyses H.L.A. Hart’s views on the epistemic character of the law’s assumptions about human behaviour, as articulated in Causation in the Law and Punishment and Responsibility. Hart suggests that the assumptions behind legal doctrines typ... Read More about Between the 'Metaphysics of the Stone Age' and the 'Brave New World': H.L.A. Hart on the Law's Assumptions about Human Nature.