Monday, April 10, 2006
The top papers remain much the same this week, but two new papers make the list. Following are the top ten most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending April 9, 2006. (Last week's ranking in parentheses.)
1 (1) Emerging Policy and Practice Issues (2005), Steven L. Schooner & Christopher R. Yukins (Geo. Washington).
2 (4) Contract Law Theory, Brian Bix (Minnesota).
3 (3) The Best Puffery Article Ever, David A. Hoffman (Temple).
4 (6) Reputations, Relationships and the Enforcement of Incomplete Contracts, W. Bentley MacLeod (Columbia-Economics).
5 (5) Reading Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon with Help from the Kewpie Dolls, Victor P. Goldberg (Columbia).
6 (7) The Moral Impossibility of Contract, Peter A. Alces (Wm. & Mary).
7 (8) Contract Formation Issues in Employment Arbitration, Richard A. Bales (Northern Kentucky).
8 (9) Modularity in Contracts: Boilerplate and Information Flow, Henry E. Smith (Yale).
9 (-) Creative Commons: A Skeptical View of a Worthy Pursuit, Niva Elkin-Koren (Haifa).
10 (-) Legal Default Rules: The Case of Wrongful Discharge Laws, W. Bentley MacLeod (Columbia-Economics) & Voraprapa Nakavachara (Southern Cal-Economics).