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1.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 9,685
2.

Law on Obligations and Contracts in the Philippines: An Overview

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Far Eastern University
Downloads 9,249
3.

Defending Junk-Debt-Buyer Lawsuits

Clearinghouse Review, Vol. 46, No. 1-2, May-June 2012, p. 12+, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 8,424
4.

Two Faces: Demystifying the Mortgage Electronic Registration System's Land Title Theory

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 8,000
5.

Foreclosure, Subprime Mortgage Lending, and the Mortgage Electronic Registration System

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 5,738
6.

The Law and Economics of Contracts

Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 296
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,523
7.

Vitiating Elements of Contract as a Source of Contractual Validity

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
LEGAL EMPERORS
Downloads 5,309
8.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,025
9.

Regulation by Deal: The Government's Response to the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 4,904
10.

Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, Nov/Dec 2003
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 4,727
11.

The Law and Economics of Contract Interpretation

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 4,644
12.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-006; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper 284; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,347
13.

Keynote Address: Understanding the Subprime Financial Crisis

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 4,262
14.

Multimodal Bill of Lading: The Problem of Party Liability

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)
Downloads 4,259
15.

A Primer on the Role of Securitization in the Credit Market Crisis of 2007

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Downloads 4,028
16.

Desiderata: Objectives for a System of Government Contract Law

Public Procurement Law Review, Vol. 11, p. 103, 2002, GWU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 3,812
17.

Credit Default Swaps: So Dear to Us, So Dangerous

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 3,577
18.

Contract Law Theory

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 3,573
19.

Venture Capital Limited Partnership Agreements: Understanding Compensation Arrangements

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 29, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Downloads 3,543
20.

Engineering a Venture Capital Market: Lessons from the American Experience

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 55, April 2003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,527
21.

Misbehavior and Mistake in Bankruptcy Mortgage Claims

U of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-29, Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 3,504
22.

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 783-868 (2013), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-26, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-034, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-126
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,435
23.

Economic Analysis of Contract Law

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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Downloads 3,304
24.

Party Autonomy in the Private International Law of Contracts: Transatlantic Convergence and Economic Efficiency

CLPE Research Paper No. 4/2007, CONFLICT OF LAWS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD, Eckart Gottschalk, Ralf Michaels, Giesela Rühl & Jan von Hein, eds., Cambridge University Press,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Downloads 3,294
25.

Global Bukowina: Legal Pluralism in the World-Society

GLOBAL LAW WITHOUT A STATE, Gunther Teubner, ed., Dartsmouth, pp. 3-28, 1996
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
Downloads 3,244
26.

The Hold-Up Problem and Incomplete Contracts: A Survey of Recent Topics in Contract Theory

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 53, No. 1, January 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cologne
Downloads 3,224
27.

Privacy's Other Path: Recovering the Law of Confidentiality

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, p. 123, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 249, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-03-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,193
28.

Living with 'ADR': Evolving Perceptions and Use of Mediation, Arbitration and Conflict Management in Fortune 1,000 Corporations

19 Harvard Negotiation Law Review 1, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/16
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Law and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - School of Labor & Employment Relations
Downloads 3,152
29.

Liquid-Claim Production, Risk Management, and Bank Capital Structure: Why High Leverage is Optimal for Banks

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2013-8, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2013-03-08, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,069
30.

The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying with All Laws and Regulations

19 Green Bag 2d 223 (2016), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-16
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 3,047
31.

The Future of Securitization

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, p.1313 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 3,036
32.

What's in a Name: Mezzanine Debt Versus Preferred Equity

18 Stanford J. Law, Business and Finance 40 (Fall 2012).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Seyfarth Shaw lLP
Downloads 3,009
33.

Securitization and Its Discontents: The Dynamics of Financial Product Development

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 29, pp. 1553-1728, 2008
Number of pages: 176 Posted: 08 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Visiting Professor at Large
Downloads 3,000
34.

Freedom of Contract

Liberty of Contract, in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 2,991
35.

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,959
36.

Contract as Empowerment

Chicago Law Review, Vol. 82, 2016
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 2,955
37.

What Economists Have Taught Us About Venture Capital Contracting

BRIDGING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCING GAP: LINKING GOVERNANCE WITH REGULATORY POLICY, Michael Whincop, ed., Ashgate, 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 2,843
38.

Mortgage Servicing

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-09, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and National Consumer Law Center
Downloads 2,808
39.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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Downloads 2,778
40.

The Ethics of Price Gouging

Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 347-378, July 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego
Downloads 2,769
41.

Consumer Protection in the United States: An Overview

European Journal of Consumer Law, May 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law - Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Loyola University of Chicago and Loyola University of Chicago
Downloads 2,768
42.

Incentives versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts

Stanford University, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-029
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics

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Downloads 2,529
43.

Economic Analysis of Contract Law after Three Decades: Success or Failure?

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,513
44.

When Do Fiduciary Duties Arise?

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 126, pp. 302-327, 2010, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 65/2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,434
45.

Markets, Systemic Risk, and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,412
46.

The Doctrine of Good Faith in Contract Law: A (Nearly) Empty Vessel?

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2005, p. 1, 2005, U of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 30 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cincinnati - College of Law
Downloads 2,388
47.

Predatory Structured Finance

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 5, 2007
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 10 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 2,380
48.

Civil Contract Law and Economic Reasoning: An Unlikely Pair?

THE ARCHITECTURE OF EUROPEAN CODES AND CONTRACT LAW, Stefan Grundmann and Martin Schauer, eds., Kluwer Law International, Private Law in European Context Series, Vol. 8, pp. 159-191, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science
Downloads 2,370
49.

Simplicity and Complexity in Contracts

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics Working Paper No. 93
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 2,328
50.

Law and Finance: The Case of Constructive Sales

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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