Some Thoughts on the Genesis of the Efficiency Concept and the Causes of Its Contemporary Status in Legal Discourse

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In the present paper we have hypothesized an explanation for the fact that the evaluation of the social impact of law is modeled predominantly by the economic efficiency concept. Considering the early stages of the concept’s development, we try to make it more intelligible to the European lawyers.

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Sergey Tretyakov
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation
Associate Professor of Civil Law at Lomonosov Moscow State University (1 Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, Moscow, 119991, Russia)


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For citation: Tretyakov S. Some Thoughts on the Genesis of the Efficiency Concept and the Causes of Its Contemporary Status in Legal Discourse. Russian Law Journal. 2013;1(1):26-38.

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