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Indiana University Bloomington


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The department is home to the authors of Managerial Economics and Business Strategy and Games and Information: An Introduction to Game Theory, two of the nation’s leading textbooks in the field.

Research and Publications

Journal Articles

Lifting the Veil of Ignorance: Personalizing the Marriage Contract

1998, Indiana Law Journal

Eric Bennett Rasmusen, Jeffrey Stake


Modern state laws only allow marriages in which each party can unilaterally divorce the other. We argue that the law should clearly permit parties to contract for more restrictive forms of marriage.


Rasmusen, Eric Bennett and Jeffrey Stake (1998), "Lifting the Veil of Ignorance: Personalizing the Marriage Contract," Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 73, Spring, 454-502.