Monday, November 28, 2005
There’s a slew of new papers breaking into this week’s Top Ten. Following are the ten most-downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending November 27, 2005. (Last week's ranking in parentheses.)
1 (2) Katrina's Continuing Impact on Procurement - Emergency Procurement Powers in H.R. 3766, Christopher R. Yukins & Joshua I. Schwartz (Geo. Washington).
2 (4) In Memoriam, John Cibinic, Jr., Ralph C. Nash (Geo. Washington), et al.
3 (5) Rethinking Spyware: Questioning the Propriety of Contractual Consent to Online Surveillance, Wayne Barnes (Texas Wesleyan).
4 (9) Taking Information Seriously: Misrepresentation and Nondisclosure in Contract Law and Elsewhere, Richard Craswell (Stanford).
5 (8) Contracting in the Shadow of the Law, Nicola Gennaioli (IIES-Stockholm).
6 (10) Effective vs. Nominal Valuations in Venture Capital Investing, Michael Woronoff (Proskauer Rose) & Jonathan Rosen (Shelter Capital).
7 (-) From St. Ives to Cyberspace: The Modern Distortion of the Medieval 'Law Merchant,' Stephen E. Sachs (Yale).
8 (-) An Embedded Options Theory of Indefinite Contracts, George S. Geis (Alabama).
9 (-) Hurricane Katrina's Tangled Impact on U.S. Procurement, Christopher R. Yukins (Geo. Washington).
10 (-) One-Sided Contracts in Competitive Consumer Markets, Lucian Arye Bebchuk (Harvard) & Richard A. Posner (Chicago).