Wednesday, August 30, 2006
We have a new Number One on this week’s Top 10 -- Andrea Matwyshyn’s new paper on the contract/technology divide, which is getting a lot of notice around the Internet. Following are the top ten most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending August 27, 2006.
1 (6) Technoconsen(t)sus, Andrea M. Matwyshyn (Florida).
2 (3) The Law and Economics of Contracts, Avery W. Katz (Columbia), Benjamin E. Hermalin (Cal Berkeley-Economics) & Richard Craswell (Stanford).
4 (2) Rise of the Financial Advisers: An Empirical Study of the Division of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcies, Lynn M. LoPucki & Joseph W. Doherty (UCLA).
5 (4) A Coasean Analysis of Marketing, Eric Goldman (Santa Clara).
6 (7) Between Rights and Contract: Arbitration Agreements and Non-Compete Covenants as a Hybrid Form of Employment Law, Cynthia L. Estlund (NYU).
7 (-) The Strange Death of Academic Commercial Law, Larry T. Garvin (Ohio State).
8 (5) Bankruptcy, Creditor Protection and Debt Contracts, Stefano Rossi & Nicola Gennaioli (Stockholm-Economics).
9 (7) Finding Nemo: Rediscovering the Virtues of Negotiability in the Wake of Enron, Adam Levitin (3rd Circuit).
10 (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.