Charles R.T. O'Kelley

Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law

Professor and Director

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall

P.O. Box 222000

Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Evolution of the Modern Corporation: Corporate Governance Reform in Context

2013 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1001 (2013)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 861 (16,642)

Abstract:

Theory of the firm, nexus of contracts, corporate governance, institutional economics, law and economics, Galbraith, Veblen, Knight, entrepreneur, shareholder primacy, Berle, corporations, intellectual history, evolution, New Deal, Individualism, Neo-Classical, Keynes

2.

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
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 833 (17,694)

Abstract:

Theory of the firm, nexus of contracts, corporate governance, institutional economics, law and economics, Ronald Coase, Frank Knight, Entrepreneur, Adolf Berle, reification, corporations, intellectual history, transaction cost economics, director primacy, shareholder primacy, mediating hierarchy

3.

Berle and the Entrepreneur

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Adolf Berle, Walther Rathenau, Thorsten Veblen, Shareholder Primacy, New Deal, Individualism, Frank Knight, Corporate Governance, Coase, Modern Corporation and Private Property, Entrepreneur, Uncertainty, Separation of Ownership and Control, Power, Myth-making, Intellectual History, Corporate theory

4.

Berle and Veblen: An Intellectual Connection

Seattle University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Berle, Veblen, Institutional Economics, Legal History, Corporate Governance, Separation of Ownership and Control, Shareholder Primacy, New Deal, Rathenau, Sociology, Law and Society, Neo-Classical, Utility Maximizing, Darwin, Marshall, Smith, Galbraith, Means, Social Institution, Laissez-Faire

5.

The Theory of the Firm: The Corporation as Sole-Proprietor Surrogate

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2011
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Coase, Transaction Cost Economics, Nexus of Contracts, Knight, Fama, Jensen, Alchian, Demsetz, Corporate Law, Legal History, Institutional Economics, Theory of the Firm, Adolf Berle, Means, Law and Economics, Intellectual History, Entrepreneur, Microeconomics, Separation of Own

6.

The Entrepreneur and the Theory of the Modern Corporation

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 756-777, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Entrepreneur, Frank Knight, Berle, Coase, Alchian. Meckling, Shareholder Primacy, Intellectual History, Capitalism, Uncertainty, Theory of the Firm, Separation of Owneship and Control, Modern Corporation

7.

Rawls, Justice, and the Income Tax

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall 1981
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 170 (126,270)

Abstract:

Rawls, progressive, income tax, Distributive Justice, veil of ignorance, social justice, tax policy

8.

Filling the Gaps in the Close Corporation Contract: A Transaction Cost Analysis

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 1, 1992
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 159 (137,997)

Abstract:

Coase, Williamson, Transaction Cost, Theory of the Firm, filling gaps, Close Corporation, opportunism, team prodcuction, team specific value, rational choice

9.

The Constitutional Rights of Corporations Revisited: Social and Political Expression and the Corporation after First National Bank V. Bellotti

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 67, No. 6, 1979
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 145 (125,677)

Abstract:

Corporations, Corporate Speech, Belloti, Corporate Rights, First Amendment, Citizens United, Constitutional Rights, Reism

10.

Tax Policy for Post-Liberal Society: a Flat-Tax-Inspired Redefinition of the Purpose and Ideal Structure of a Progressive Income Tax

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 727-776, 1985
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 117 (181,155)

Abstract:

Post-Liberal, Income Tax, Tax Policy, Flat Tax, Progressive Income Tax, Comprehensive Income Tax, Social Security, Minimum Wage, Parenting, Imputed Income, Flat Tax, Comprehensive, Personal Exemption, Redistribution, Unearned Income, Taxable Unit, Horizonatl equity, vertical equity, spouses

11.

In Berle's Footsteps

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 May 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 73 (254,154)

Abstract:

Adolf Berle, Corporate Governance, Modern Corporation, Institutional Economics, Corporations

12.

Opting in and Out of Fiduciary Duties in Cooperative Ventures: Refining the So-Called Coasean Contract Theory

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 70, p. 353, 1992
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 65 (274,767)

Abstract:

coase, gap filling, transaction cost, Oliver Williamson, opportunism, adaptability, contract, corporation Coasean contract theory, close corporation, national form selection, partnership, cooperative venture, economics

13.

Delaware Corporation Law and Transaction Cost Engineering

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 63 (268,308)

Abstract:

Delaware, Corporation, Transaction Cost, Teaching Corporate Law, Value-Added Lawyering

14.

The Parenting Tax Penalty: A Framework for Income Tax Reform

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 3, 1986
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Income Tax, Tax Policy, Parenting Tax, Dependents, Family Neurtrality, Imputed Income, parenting expense, children, accretion, marital status neurtrality, two-worker, dual worker, same sex couples

15.

Foreword: The Many Passions of Teaching Corporations

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 423-429, Winter 2000
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Corporations, Business Associations, Corporate Law, Teaching, Teaching Corporations, MacCrate Report, Berle and Means, Corporate Social Responsibility, Law and Economics

16.

Corporate Distributions and the Income Tax: A Consideration of the Inconsistency between Subchapter C and Its Underlying Policy

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 1-35, January 1981
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2010
Charles R.T. O'Kelley
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
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Abstract:

Subchapter C, tax policy, capital gains, ordinary income, redemption, partial liquidation, tax policy, income tax, Chirelstein, corporate separations, reincorporation bailout, corporate separations, spin-offs, split-offs, income tax history