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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

SSRNRECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 
20 Dec 2013 to 18 Feb 2014

RankDownloadsPaper Title

1 204 The Two-Contract Approach to Liquidated Damages: A New Framework for Exploring the Penalty Clause Debate 
Michael Pressman 
University of Southern California 
2 179 An Economic Theory of Fiduciary Law 
Robert H. Sitkoff 
Harvard Law School 
3 131 Executive Benefits Insurance Agency V. Arkison: Does Party Consent Render Bankruptcy Court Adjudication Constitutionally Valid? 
Elizabeth GibsonJonathan M. Landers 
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, Scarola Malone & Zubatov LLP
4 124 Non-State Law in the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Ralf Michaels 
Duke University - School of Law 
5 114 Limits of Procedural Choice of Law 
S.I. Strong 
University of Missouri School of Law
6 92 Promises and Expectations 
Florian EdererAlexander Stremitzer 
Yale University - School of Management, UCLA School of Law
7 73 Zombie Mortgages, Real Estate, and the Fallout for the Survivors 
David P. Weber 
Creighton University - School of Law 
8 70 Forward: Review of Baird, Eisenberg & Bix on Contract Doctrine 
Lisa Esther Bernstein 
University of Chicago - Law School 
9 68 Unpopular Contracts and Why They Matter: Burying Langdell and Enlivening Students 
Jennifer Taub 
Vermont Law School 
10 53 Mandatory Rules and Default Rules in Insurance Contracts 
Kyle D. LogueTom Baker 
University of Michigan Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days  
20 Dec 2013 to 18 Feb 2014

RankDownloadsPaper Title

1 201 The Two-Contract Approach to Liquidated Damages: A New Framework for Exploring the Penalty Clause Debate 
Michael Pressman 
University of Southern California 
2 124 Non-State Law in the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Ralf Michaels 
Duke University - School of Law 
3 92 Promises and Expectations 
Florian EdererAlexander Stremitzer 
Yale University - School of Management, UCLA School of Law 
4 70 Forward: Review of Baird, Eisenberg & Bix on Contract Doctrine 
Lisa Esther Bernstein 
University of Chicago - Law School 
5 68 Unpopular Contracts and Why They Matter: Burying Langdell and Enlivening Students 
Jennifer Taub 
Vermont Law School 
6 53 Mandatory Rules and Default Rules in Insurance Contracts 
Kyle D. LogueTom Baker 
University of Michigan Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School 
7 50 Crowding In: How Formal Sanctions Can Facilitate Informal Sanctions 
Scott BakerAlbert H. Choi 
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law 
8 42 Are You Free to Contract Away Your Right to Bring a Negligence Claim? 
Scott J. Burnham 
Gonzaga University School of Law 
9 33 Cases and Controversies: Some Things to Do with Contracts Cases 
Charles L. Knapp 
University of California - UC Hastings College of the Law 
10 30 A Proposal in Equity: The Marriage of Undue Influence with Unconscionable Dealing? 
Hamilton Zhao 
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - UNSW Law Student

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