Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Several papers from last week's list continue to show good legs, with only one new entrant cracking this week's Top Ten. Following are the most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending September 2, 2007. (Last week's ranking in parentheses.)
1 (1) Usury Law, Payday Loans, and Statutory Slight of Hand: An Empirical Analysis of American Credit Pricing Limits, Christopher Lewis Peterson (Florida).
2 (2) Consumer Protection in the United States: An Overview, Spencer Weber Waller & Jillian G. Brady (Loyola-Chicago).
3 (3) You Asked for it, You Got it...Toy Yoda: Practical Jokes, Prizes, and Contract Law, Keith A. Rowley (UNLV/Alabama).
4 (7) Renting the Good Life, Jim Hawkins (Independent).
5 (4) The Other Side of the Picket Line: Contract, Democracy, and Power in a Law School Classroom, Richard Michael Fischl (Connecticut).
6 (5) A Positive Law Theory of Contract, Fergus Farrow (Victorian Bar).
7 (6) Anti-Social Contracts: The Contractual Governance of Online Communities, Joshua Fairfield (Indiana-Bloomington).
8 (8) Economics of Contract Law, Cento Veljanovski (Case Associates).
9 (9) A Study of Interest, John Y. Gotanda (Villanova).
10 (-) Consent and Exchange, Oren Bar-Gill (NYU) & Lucian Arye Bebchuk (Harvard).