Kevin E. Davis

New York University School of Law

Professor of Law

40 Washington Square South

Vanderbilt Hall, Room 335

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Kevin E. Davis and Michael J. Trebilcock
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Citation 14

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Law and development, legal reform, empirical legal studies

Foreign Affairs and Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-15, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-35
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Stephen J. Choi and Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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bribery, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, corruption, extraterritoriality

Foreign Affairs and Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 409-445, 2014
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Stephen J. Choi and Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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What Can the Rule of Law Variable Tell Us About Rule of Law Reforms?

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-026
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Indicators as a Technology of Global Governance

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-13, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2016
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Department of Anthropology
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Does the Globalization of Anti-Corruption Law Help Developing Countries?

INTERNATIONAL LAW, ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT, Julio Faundez and Celine Tan, eds., E. Elgar, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-52
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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6.

Peer-to-Peer Financing for Development: Regulating the Intermediaries

N.Y.U. Journal of Int'l Law & Polotics, Vol. 42, p. 1209, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-22, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2010-15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Kevin E. Davis and Anna Gelpern
New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Institutions and Economic Performance: An Introduction to the Literature

INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, Kevin E. Davis, ed., Edward Elgar, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-51
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Dec 2009
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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The Demand for Immutable Contracts: Another Look at the Law and Economics of Contract Modifications

New York University Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, pp. 487-549, May 2006, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Contracts, Modifications, Renegotiation

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Why Does the United States Regulate Foreign Bribery: Moralism, Self-Interest, or Altruism?

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-51
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2012
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Abstract:

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FCPA, bribery

10.

Lawmaking in Small Jurisdictions

U Toronto Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-05; U of Toronto, Public Law Research Paper No. 02-19
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Nov 2002
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Citation 3

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law and development, developing countries, rules, standards, legal transplants

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'Financing Development' as a Field of Practice, Study and Innovation

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-61, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-65, NYU Institute for International Law and Justice Working Paper No. 2008/10
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Feb 2009
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Financing development, development finance

Self-Interest and Altruism in the Deterrence of Transnational Bribery

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-22
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Feb 2000
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Citation 3

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Self-Interest and Altruism in the Deterrence of Transnational Bribery

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 314-340, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

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Self-Interest and Altruism in the Deterrence of Transnational Bribery

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2002
Posted: 21 Oct 2002
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

Abstract:

bribery, corruption

13.

Civil Remedies for Corruption in Government Contracting: Zero Tolerance Versus Proportional Liability

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-22, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-16, IILJ Working Paper No. 2009/4
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2009
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Contracts as Technology

New York University Law Review, Vol. 88: 83, No. 1, April 2013, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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contracts, innovation, boilerplate

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Contracting for Procedure

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2011, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-51
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Kevin E. Davis and Helen Hershkoff
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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Promissory Fraud: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-027
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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17.

Empty Promises

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 1, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Oren Bar-Gill and Kevin E. Davis
Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law
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18.

Legal Universalism: Persistent Objections

University of Toronto Law Journal, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-33, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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19.

Interpreting Boilerplate

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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20.

The Role of Nonprofits in the Production of Boilerplate

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, No. 5, March 2006, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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21.

The Concept of Legal Uncertainty

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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uncertainty, risk, ambiguity, law

22.

Privatizing the Adjudication of International Commercial Disputes: The Relevance of Organizational Form

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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The Privatization of Development Assistance: Symposium Overview

N.Y.U. Journal of Int'l Law & Politics, Vol. 42, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-23
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Kevin E. Davis and Sarah Dadush
New York University School of Law and Institute for International Law and Justice, NYU School of Law
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Penalty Clauses Through the Lens of Unconscionability Doctrine: Birch v. Union of Taxation Employees, Local 70030

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-14, McGill Law Review, Vol. 55
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Jul 2010
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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Regulation of Technology Transfer to Developing Countries: The Relevance of Institutional Capacity

Law & Policy, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 6-32, January 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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26.

Multijurisdictional Enforcement Games

The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing, Jennifer Arlen ed., Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2016
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law
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27.

(Mis)perceptions of Law in Consumer Markets

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-11, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 859
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2016
Oren Bar-Gill and Kevin E. Davis
Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law
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Regulation, Consumer Protection, Misperceptions

28.

Private Preference, Public Process: U.S. Discovery in Aid of Foreign and International Arbitration

Forthcoming in Franco Ferrari, ed., The Limits to Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-51
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2016
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and NYU School of Law
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Legal Indicators: The Power of Quantitative Measures of Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 10, pp. 37-52, 2014
Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

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Taking the Measure of Law: The Case of the Doing Business Project

Law & Social Inquiry, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2007, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-19
Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2008
Kevin E. Davis and Michael B. Kruse
New York University School of Law and Hunton & Williams

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law and development, legal reform, empirical legal studies

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Cutting off the Flow of Funds to Terrorists: Whose Funds? Which Funds? Who Decides?

THE SECURITY OF FREEDOM: ESSAYS ON CANADA'S ANTI-TERORISM BILL, Ronald J. Daniels, Patrick Macklem & Kent Roach, Eds., University of Toronto Press, November 2001
Posted: 10 Feb 2002
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

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Terrorism, financing of terrorism, terrorist activity, forfeiture

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Vicarious Liability, Judgment Proofing and Non-Profits

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 4, Fall 2000
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

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Non-profits, judgment proofing, vicarious liability

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The Rules of Capitalism

Third World Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

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Property rights, law and development

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Legal Reforms and Development

Third World Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Kevin E. Davis and Michael J. Trebilcock
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Law and development

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Ethnically Homogenous Elites in Developing Countries

Law and Policy in International Business, Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
New York University School of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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Ethnic conflict

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Licensing Lies: Merger Clauses, The Parol Evidence Rule and Pre Contractual Misrepresentations

Posted: 13 Jul 1998
Kevin E. Davis
New York University School of Law

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