Monday, September 4, 2006
The top three slots remain the same in the Weekly Top 10, but a new paper from Barak Richman and Jeffrey Macher debuts with a bullet in the fourth slot. Following are the top ten most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending Sunday, September 3, 2006. (Last week's ranking in parentheses.)
1 (1) Technoconsen(t)sus, Andrea M. Matwyshyn (Florida).
2 (2) The Law and Economics of Contracts, Avery W. Katz (Columbia), Benjamin E. Hermalin (Cal Berkeley-Economics) & Richard Craswell (Stanford).
4 (-) Transaction Cost Economics: An Assessment of Empirical Research in the Social Sciences, Barak D. Richman (Duke) & Jeffrey Macher (Georgetown-Business).
5 (4) Rise of the Financial Advisers: An Empirical Study of the Division of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcies, Lynn M. LoPucki & Joseph W. Doherty (UCLA).
6 (7) The Strange Death of Academic Commercial Law, Larry T. Garvin (Ohio State).
7 (8) Bankruptcy, Creditor Protection and Debt Contracts, Stefano Rossi & Nicola Gennaioli (Stockholm-Economics).
8 (5) A Coasean Analysis of Marketing, Eric Goldman (Santa Clara).
9 (6) Between Rights and Contract: Arbitration Agreements and Non-Compete Covenants as a Hybrid Form of Employment Law, Cynthia L. Estlund (NYU).
10 (-) The Use of MTAs to Control Commercialization of Stem Cell Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Sean M. O'Connor (U Washington).