Monday, November 21, 2005
There are few changes this week in the Top Ten. Following are the top ten most-downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending November 20, 2005. (Last week's position in parentheses.)
1 (1) Risk Management in Long-Term Contracts, Victor P. Goldberg (Columbia).
2 (2) Katrina's Continuing Impact on Procurement - Emergency Procurement Powers in H.R. 3766, Christopher R. Yukins & Joshua I. Schwartz (Geo. Washington).
3 (3) Resolving the Paradox of the Consideration Doctrine: The Implications of Inefficient Signaling and of Anti-Commodification Norms, David Scott Gamage (Texas) & Allon Kedem (Independent).
4 (4) In Memoriam, John Cibinic, Jr., Ralph C. Nash (Geo. Washington), et al.
5 (5) Rethinking Spyware: Questioning the Propriety of Contractual Consent to Online Surveillance, Wayne Barnes (Texas Wesleyan).
6 (6) Are Heuristics a Problem or a Solution?, Douglas A. Kysar (Cornell).
7 (7) The Hidden Roles of Boilerplate and Standard Form Contracts: Strategic Imposition of Transaction Costs, Segmentation of Consumers and Anticompetitive Effects, David Gilo & Ariel Porat (Tel Aviv).
8 (8) Contracting in the Shadow of the Law, Nicola Gennaioli (IIES-Stockholm).
9 (-) Taking Information Seriously: Misrepresentation and Nondisclosure in Contract Law and Elsewhere, Richard Craswell (Stanford).
10 (9) Effective vs. Nominal Valuations in Venture Capital Investing, Michael Woronoff (Proskauer Rose) & Jonathan Rosen (Shelter Capital).