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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

SSRNTOP 10 Papers for Journal of Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal 
November 4, 2011 to January 3, 2012

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 213 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
2 146 Political Risk and Sovereign Debt Contracts 
Stephen J. ChoiG. Mitu GulatiEric A. Posner
New York University (NYU) - School of Law, Duke University - School of Law, University of Chicago - Law School
3 81 Theories of Contract Law and Enforcing Promissory Morality: Comments on Charles Fried 
Brian Bix
University of Minnesota Law School
4 65 Credit on Wheels: The Law and Business of Auto Title Lending 
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
5 63 Beyond the First Amendment: Shaping the Contours of Commercial Speech in Video Games, Virtual Worlds and Social Media 
Jon Garon
NKU Chase College of Law
6 61 The Holmesian Bad Man Flubs His Entrance 
Barbara H. Fried
Stanford Law School
7 60 Subprime Mortgages and the Case for Broadening the Duty of Good Faith 
Chunlin Leonhard
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
8 58 Promissory Autonomy, Imperfect Courts, and the Immorality of the Expectation Damages Default 
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
9 51 Three Letters that Move the Markets: Credit Ratings between Market Information and Legal Regulation 
Ulrich G. Schroeter
University of Freiburg (Germany) - Faculty of Law
10 50 Consumer Protection and the Islamic Law of Contract 
Muhammad Akbar Khan
International Islamic University

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November 4, 2011 to January 3, 2012

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 61 The Holmesian Bad Man Flubs His Entrance 
Barbara H. Fried
Stanford Law School
2 60 Subprime Mortgages and the Case for Broadening the Duty of Good Faith 
Chunlin Leonhard
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
3 58 Promissory Autonomy, Imperfect Courts, and the Immorality of the Expectation Damages Default 
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
4 50 Consumer Protection and the Islamic Law of Contract 
Muhammad Akbar Khan
International Islamic University
5 48 Will Firms Consider a European Optional Instrument in Contract Law? 
Gary Low
Maastricht European Private Law Institute
6 35 Acquis Principles 
Hans Christoph GrigoleitLovro Tomasic
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law
7 32 Mandatory Law: Fundamental Principles 
Hans Christoph Grigoleit
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law
8 32 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
9 29 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
10 27 Full Harmonization in European Private Law: A Two-Track Concept 
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg University - Tilburg Law School

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