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Economic appraisals of rule-making in the new society: why, how, and what does it mean? The challenge for the consumer

Hamilton, J.A. and Wisniewski, M. (2003) Economic appraisals of rule-making in the new society: why, how, and what does it mean? The challenge for the consumer. In: International Perspectives on Consumers' Access To Justice. Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, pp. 196-227. ISBN 052182432X

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Abstract

Consumer protection law in the age of globalisation poses new challenges for policy-makers. The growth of international consumer transactions in the wake of technological change and the globalisation of markets suggests that governments can no longer develop consumer protection law in isolation from the international legal arena.