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Economic analysis of the doctrine of separation of powers : the independence of the judiciary

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This thesis attempts to apply an economic approach to deal with the positive analysis of the doctrine of separation of powers, focusing on the judicial branch of government, and more specifically on the question: why do we find an 'independent' judiciary as an almost universal phenomenon in democratic countries?

The first part of the thesis sets the analytical framework - what I perceive as the broad and moderate view of the economic approach towards law - and defines the phenomenon...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1993
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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