Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Technology and economics again dominate the top spots in this week's Top 10. Following are the top ten most-downloaded recent papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending September 24.
1 Technoconsen(t)sus, Andrea M. Matwyshyn (Florida).
2 The Law and Economics of Contracts, Benjamin E. Hermalin (Cal Berkeley-Business), Avery W. Katz (Columbia) & Richard Craswell (Stanford).
3 Transaction Cost Economics: An Assessment of Empirical Research in the Social Sciences, Barak D. Richman (Duke), Jeffrey Macher (Georgetown-Business).
5 Payment Wars: The Merchant-Bank Struggle for Control of Payment Systems, Adam Levitin (Independent).
6 The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives, David A. Skeel (Penn) & Frank Partnoy (San Diego).
7 The Strange Death of Academic Commercial Law, Larry T. Garvin (Ohio State).
8 Between Rights and Contract: Arbitration Agreements and Non-Compete Covenants as a Hybrid Form of Employment Law, Cynthia L. Estlund (NYU).
9 Illuminating Secrecy: A New Economic Analysis of Confidential Settlements, Scott A. Moss (Marquette).
10 The Use of MTAs to Control Commercialization of Stem Cell Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Sean M. O'Connor (U Washington).