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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

SSRNRECENT HITS (for all papers announced in the last 60 days) 
TOP 10 Papers for Journal of Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal 

November 25, 2011 to January 24, 2012

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 352 The Scope and Implications of Stern v. Marshall, 131 S. Ct. (2011) 
Michael St. Patrick BaxterElizabeth GibsonRandal C. PickerPatrick Vance
Covington & Burling LLP, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, University of Chicago - Law School, Jones Walker - New Orleans Office
2 270 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2011: Twenty-Fifth Annual Survey 
Symeon C. Symeonides
Willamette University - College of Law
3 231 Endogenous Institutions: Law as a Coordinating Device 
Gillian HadfieldBarry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
4 198 In or Out of Mortgage Trouble? A Study of Bankrupt Homeowners 
Melissa B. JacobyDaniel T. McCueEric S. Belsky
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, Unaffiliated Authors - affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University
5 160 The Rome I Regulation Rules on Party Autonomy for Choice of Law: A U.S. Perspective 
Ronald A. Brand
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
6 118 Bankruptcy, Backwards: The Problem of Quasi-Sovereign Debt 
Anna Gelpern
American University Washington College of Law
7 92 Theories of Contract Law and Enforcing Promissory Morality: Comments on Charles Fried 
Brian Bix
University of Minnesota Law School
8 90 Competition and Consumer Protection: A Behavioral Economics Account 
Oren Bar-Gill
New York University (NYU) - School of Law
9 67 How to Judge Shari'a Contracts: A Guide to Islamic Marriage Agreements in American Courts 
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
10 67 In-House Counsel’s Role in the Structuring of Mortgage-Backed Securities 
Shaun BarnesKathleen G. CullySteven L. Schwarcz
Duke University - School of Law, Kathleen G. Cully PLLC, Duke University - School of Law

RECENT HITS (for all papers announced in the last 60 days) 
TOP 10 Papers for Journal of LSN: Contracts (Topic)  

November 25, 2011 to January 24, 2012

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 160 The Rome I Regulation Rules on Party Autonomy for Choice of Law: A U.S. Perspective 
Ronald A. Brand
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
2 67 In-House Counsel’s Role in the Structuring of Mortgage-Backed Securities 
Shaun BarnesKathleen G. CullySteven L. Schwarcz
Duke University - School of Law, Kathleen G. Cully PLLC, Duke University - School of Law
3 60 Consumer Protection and the Islamic Law of Contract 
Muhammad Akbar Khan
International Islamic University
4 50 A Dual Approach to Contract Remedies 
Michael D. Knobler
Yale University - Law School
5 48 Das neue Internationale Privatrecht der Volksrepublik China: Nach den Steinen tastend den Fluss überqueren (The New Private International Law of the People's Republic of China: Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones) 
Knut Benjamin Pissler
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
6 39 Non-State Law in the (Proposed) Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Genevieve SaumierLauro Gama
McGill University - Faculty of Law, PUC-Rio
7 38 Judging Lite: How Arbitrators Use and Create Precedent 
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
8 38 Full Harmonization in European Private Law: A Two-Track Concept 
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg University - Tilburg Law Schoo
9 37 Private Law and Moral Practices Part 1: Contract 
Prince SapraiGeorge Letsas
University College London - Faculty of Laws , University College London - Faculty of Laws
10 34 Beyond Ex Post Expediency - An Ex Ante View of Rescission and Restitution 
Richard R. W. BrooksAlexander Stremitzer
Yale University - Law School, UCLA School of Law

 

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