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Monday, October 9, 2006

Weekly Top Ten

Ssrn_logo_67 Following are the top 10 most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending October 8, 2006.

1 The Law and Economics of Contracts, Benjamin E. Hermalin (Cal Berkeley-Business), Avery W. Katz (Columbia) & Richard Craswell (Stanford).

2 Transaction Cost Economics: An Assessment of Empirical Research in the Social Sciences, Barak D. Richman (Duke) & Jeffrey Macher (Georgetown-Business).

3 The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives, David A. Skeel (Penn) & Frank Partnoy (San Diego).

4 Payment Wars: The Merchant-Bank Struggle for Control of Payment Systems, Adam Levitin (Independent).

5 The Strange Death of Academic Commercial Law, Larry T. Garvin (Ohio State).

6 The Flight from Arbitration: An Empirical Study of Ex Ante Arbitration Clauses in Publicly-Held Companies' Contracts, Theodore Eisenberg (Cornell) & Geoffrey P. Miller (NYU).

7 The Law and Economics of Preliminary Agreements, Alan Schwartz (Yale) & Robert E. Scott (Columbia).

8 Expectation Damages and Contract Theory Revisited, Richard Craswell (Stanford).

9 Business Outsourcing and the Agency Cost Problem, George S. Geis (Alabama).

10 Restitution for Wrongs and the Restatement (Third) of the Law of Restitution, James Steven Rogers (Boston College).

[Frank Snyder]

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