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1.

Coase, Knight, and the Nexus-of-Contracts Theory of the Firm: A Reflection on Reification, Reality, and the Corporation as Entrepreneur Surrogate

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 977
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Before Competition: Origins of the Internal Affairs Doctrine

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Boston University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 446
3.

Social Conceptions of the Corporation: Insights from the History of Shareholder Voting Rights

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 1347, 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 436
4.

The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 8, 2016, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 400
5.

The Dynamics of a Financial Crisis: The Panic of 1907 and the Subprime Crisis

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 355
6.

Illuminating Innovation: From Patent Racing to Patent War

Washington and Lee Law Review 69 (2012): 1891-1947
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Downloads 307
7.

Has the Quality of Accounting Education Declined?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Florida
Downloads 296
8.

American Indian Entrepreneurs: Unique Challenges, Unlimited Potential

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 40, 2008, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-20
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 281
9.

The Quasi War Cases—And Their Relevance to Whether Letters of Marque and Reprisal Constrain Presidential War Powers

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 465-500, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
Downloads 279
10.

The Narrative and the Algorithm: Genres of Credit Reporting from the Nineteenth Century to Today

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Florida International University
Downloads 243
11.

What do Ads Buy? Daily Coverage of Listed Companies on the Italian Press

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEPA and University of Pavia
Downloads 202
12.

A History of Appalachian Coal Mines

"LEGAL PROBLEMS OF COAL MINE RECLAMATION: A STUDY IN MARYLAND, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA," Washington, DC: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, pp. 3-18, 1972
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 190
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A Long View of Shareholder Power: From the Antebellum Corporation to the Twenty-First Century

67 Florida Law Review, 2015 Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 190
14.

Before Competition: Origins of the Internal Affairs Doctrine

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-7, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-8
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law

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15.

Equity Without Chancery: The Fusion of Law and Equity in the Field Code of Civil Procedure, New York 1846-76

The Journal of Legal History, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2015): 152-191
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Princeton University, Students
Downloads 159
16.

The 'Overly-Broad' Selden Patent, Henry Ford and Development in the Early US Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
Downloads 130
17.

Marriage and Law Reform: Lessons from the Nineteenth Century Michigan Married Women’s Property Acts

20 Tex. J. Women & L. 1 (2011)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
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18.

Antitrust: Where Did It Come from and What Did It Mean?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Connecticut
Downloads 119
19.

Economic Effects of Runs on Early ‘Shadow Banks’: Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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20.

Dispersed Capital and Moral Authority: The Paradox of Success in the Unregulated 19th Century New York Capital Markets

Law & Business Review of the Americas, Vol. 12, p. 303, November 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 107
21.

Business Rivalry in the Colonial Atlantic: A Five Forces Analysis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Mount Royal University - Bissett School of Business
Downloads 94
22.

The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-47
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department

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23.

Convenient Prices, Currency, and Nominal Rigidity: Theory with Evidence from Newspaper Prices

FRB of Kansas City Research Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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24.

Yesterday's Bad Times are Today's Good Old Times: Retail Price Changes in the 1890s were Smaller, Less Frequent, and More Permanent

FEDS Working Paper No. 2005-18
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Macroeconomic Analysis Section
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25.

Property to Market: The Transformation of Business Investments in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 60
26.

Internal Auditing in Mid-Nineteenth Century Railroad Companies: Comparing the Practices of American and British Railroads

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration, Osaka Sangyo University and Hokkaido University
Downloads 57
27.

America’s First Culinary Revolution, or How a Girl from Gopher Prairie Came to Dine on Eggs Fooyung

ECONOMIC EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTIONS IN HISTORICAL TIME, pp. 419-445, Paul Rhode, Joshua Rosenbloom, David Weiman, eds., Stanford University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Riverside
Downloads 56
28.

Let the Preseason Begin: Want to Play?

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 235-243, Winter 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 53
29.

FantasyLaw 2009: The Season, the Stars, and the Statistics

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 229-247, Winter 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 41
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Entrepreneurial Tweaking: An Empirical Study of Technology Diffusion Through Secondary Inventions and Design Modifications by Start-Ups

European Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 148-170
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Downloads 40
31.

The Undiscovered Country: Northern Views of the Defeated South and the Political Background of the Fourteenth Amendment

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 2004, pp. 411-428.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Baltimore School of Law
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32.

Nineteenth Century Black and White US Statures: The Primary Sources of Vitamin D and Their Relationship with Height

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2497
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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33.

Historical Perspective (of the Chesapeake Bay)

Prof. Garrett Power, CHESAPEAKE BAY IN LEGAL PERSPECTIVE, Part 1, pp. 5-80, Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, March 1970
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 29 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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34.

Estimation of Models with Multiple-Valued Explanatory Variables

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Iowa - Department of Economics and University of Iowa
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Introducing a New Database of 19th Century US Stocks: Returns from 1831 to 1870, Capitalization-Weighted, with Dividends

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Authors at Work: The Origins of the Work-for-Hire Doctrine

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 2001-21
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Building Community, Legitimating Consumption: Creating the U.S. Bicycle Market, 1876-1884

Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 417-446, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Inventing the U.S. Stove Industry, c.1815-1875: Making and Selling the First Universal Consumer Durable

Business History Review, Vol. 82, No. 4
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Durham University - Department of History
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Rocky Landscape with Cheese Factory: The Stone Mills Union of Lafargeville, New York, 1896-1925

New York History 89, no. 3 (January 2009): 256-75.
Posted: 18 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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Rogue Finance: The Life and Fire Insurance Company and the Panic of 1826

Business History Review, Vol. 83, No. 1, Spring 2009
Posted: 24 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Selecting Risks in an Anonymous World: The Agency System for Life Insurance in Antebellum America

Business History Review, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 27 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Providence College
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The Beet Sugar Entrepreneurs of Antebellum America: An Industry's Failure and an Economy's Success

Posted: 30 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Augustana College - Division of Social Sciences
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The Birth of Joint-Stock Banking: England and New England Compared

Business History Review, Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 27-52, 2010
Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
delete - Department of Reading
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The Private Provision of Transportation Infrastructure in Antebellum America: Lessons and Warnings

Posted: 07 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Augustana College - Division of Social Sciences and Baruch College Department of History