Monday, October 10, 2005
Victor Goldberg debuts at number 1 with a bullet on the Weekly Top 10, while another effort from the government contract powerhouse at George Washington's also debuts in the top three. Following are the top 10 most-downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending October 10, 2005. (Last week's rank in parentheses; • indicates fastest-rising papers.)
•1 (-) Risk Management in Long-Term Contracts, Victor P. Goldberg (Columbia).
2 (2) Bargaining Power in Contract Theory, Daniel D. Barnhizer (Michigan State).
•3 (-) Katrina's Continuing Impact on Procurement -- Emergency Procurement Powers in H.R. 3766, Christopher R. Yukins & Joshua I. Schwartz (Geo. Washington).
4 (4) Is Forum-Shopping Corrupting America's Bankruptcy Courts?, Todd J. Zywicki (Geo. Mason).
5 (6) Are Heuristics a Problem or a Solution?, Douglas A. Kysar (Cornell).
6 (7) Are 'Pay Now, Terms Later' Contracts Worse for Buyers? Evidence from Software License Agreements, Florencia Marotta-Wurgler (NYU).
7 (8) Resolving the Paradox of the Consideration Doctrine: The Implications of Inefficient Signaling and of Anti-Commodification Norms, David Scott Gamage (Texas) & Allon Kedem.
8 (9) Competition and the Quality of Standard Form Contracts: An Empirical Analysis of Software License Agreements, Florencia Marotta-Wurgler (NYU).
9 (-) Credit Card Accountability, Samuel Issacharoff & Erin F. Delaney (NYU).
10 (10) New Basics: 12 Principles for Fair Commerce in Mass-Market Software and Other Digital Products, Jean Braucher (Arizona).