Monday, February 27, 2006
A raft of new papers have hit the charts this week, led by a new piece on privacy by Daniel Solove and Chris Jay Hoofnagle which has racked up an impressive 510 downloads since February 2. Following are the top ten most-downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the sixty days ending February 26, 2006.
1 (-) A Model Regime of Privacy Protection (Version 3.0), Daniel J. Solove (Geo. Washington) (right) & Chris Jay Hoofnagle (EPIC).
2 (1) Law and the Rise of the Firm, Henry Hansmann (Yale), Reinier Kraakman (Harvard) & Richard C. Squire (Yale).
3 (2) Contract as Statute, Stephen J. Choi (NYU) & G. Mitu Gulati (Georgetown).
4 (5) Penalties and Optimality in Financial Contracts: Taking Stock, Michel A. Robe (American-Business), Eva-Maria Steiger (Humboldt-Berlin-Business) & Pierre-Armand Michel (Liege-Management).
5 (-) Directors' Duties in Failing Firms, Larry E. Ribstein (Illinois) & Kelli A. Alces (Gardner Carton & Douglas LLC).
6 (8) Legal Infrastructure, Judicial Independence, and Economic Development, Daniel Klerman (Southern Cal).
7 (-) Bundling and Consumer Misperception, Oren Bar-Gill (NYU).
8 (3) Choice, Consent, and Cycling: The Hidden Limitations of Consent, Leo Katz (Penn).
9 (-) Reading Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon with Help from the Kewpie Dolls, Victor P. Goldberg (Columbia).
10 (-) The Moral Impossibility of Contract, Peter A. Alces (Wm. & Mary).