Monday, August 14, 2006
Three new papers make our Top Ten list this week. Following are the top 10 most-downloaded recent papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending August 13, 2006. (Last week's ranking in parentheses.)
2 (4) The Strategy of Boilerplate, Robert B. Ahdieh (Emory).
3 (5) Rise of the Financial Advisers: An Empirical Study of the Division of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcies, Lynn M. LoPucki & Joseph W. Doherty (UCLA).
4 (6) From 'Federalization' to 'Mixed Governance' in Corporate Law: A Defense of Sarbanes-Oxley, Robert B. Ahdieh (Emory).
5 (7) A Coasean Analysis of Marketing, Eric Goldman (Marquette).
7 (8) Bankruptcy, Creditor Protection and Debt Contracts, Stefano Rossi & Nicola Gennaioli (Stockholm).
6 (9) The Demand for Immutable Contracts: Another Look at the Law and Economics of Contract Modifications, Kevin E. Davis (NYU).
8 (-) Finding Nemo: Rediscovering the Virtues of Negotiability in the Wake of Enron, Adam Levitin (3rd Circuit).
9 (-) Juries, Judges, and Punitive Damages: Empirical Analyses Using the Civil Justice Survey of State Courts 1992, 1996, and 2001 Data, Michael Heise (Cornell), et al.
10 (-) Between Rights and Contract: Arbitration Agreements and Non-Compete Covenants as a Hybrid Form of Employment Law, Cynthia L. Estlund (NYU).