Monday, March 6, 2006
Strangely, there are absolutely no changes on this week’s list of the Weekly Top 10. This may mean either that everybody was reading exactly the same thing this week they were reading last week, or there’s a bug with SSRN’s data. In any event, following are the top-ten most-downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending March 5, 2006.
1 (1) A Model Regime of Privacy Protection (Version 3.0), Daniel J. Solove (Geo. Washington) & Chris Jay Hoofnagle (EPIC).
2 (2) Law and the Rise of the Firm, Henry Hansmann (Yale), Reinier Kraakman (Harvard) & Richard C. Squire (Yale).
3 (3) Contract as Statute, Stephen J. Choi (NYU) & G. Mitu Gulati (Georgetown).
4 (4) Penalties and Optimality in Financial Contracts: Taking Stock, Michel A. Robe (American-Business), Eva-Maria Steiger (Humboldt-Business) & Pierre-Armand Michel (Liege-Management).
5 (5) Directors' Duties in Failing Firms, Larry E. Ribstein (Illinois) & Kelli A. Alces (Gardner Carton & Douglas LLC).
6 (6) Legal Infrastructure, Judicial Independence, and Economic Development, Daniel Klerman (Southern Cal).
7 (7) Bundling and Consumer Misperception, Oren Bar-Gill (NYU).
8 (8) Choice, Consent, and Cycling: The Hidden Limitations of Consent, Leo Katz (Penn).
9 (9) Reading Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon with Help from the Kewpie Dolls, Victor P. Goldberg (Columbia).
10 (10) The Moral Impossibility of Contract, Peter A. Alces (Wm. & Mary).