Bruno Deffains

Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas

Professor

12 place du Pantheon

Paris cedex 05, 75005

France

Institut Universitaire de France

Professor

103, bld Saint-Michel

75005 Paris

France

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Governance of Electronic Commerce in Consumer and Business Markets

GOVERNANCE, REGULATIONS AND POWERS ON THE INTERNET, E. Brousseau, M. Marzouki, C. Méadel, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Bruno Deffains and Jane K. Winn
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and University of Washington - School of Law
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electronic commerce, business-to-business, business-to-consumer, electronic signature

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Uncertainty of Law and the Legal Process

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 163, No. 4, pp. 627-656, December 2007, George Mason University Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-39, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2005-10
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2011
Giuseppe Dari‐Mattiacci and Bruno Deffains
Amsterdam Law School and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
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incompleteness of law, complexity of law, litigation, judge-made law, legislation

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The Dynamics of the Legal System

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Amsterdam Law School, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and University of Lorraine - Universite Nancy 2
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incompleteness of law, litigation, legislation, adjudication, judge-made law

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Informational Externalities and Information Sharing in Class Action Suits

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2009
Bruno Deffains and Eric Langlais
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and EconomiX, CNRS & University of Paris Ouest
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Mass Tort Class Action, information sharing, repeated litigation, contingent fees

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Formal and Informal Mechanisms of Accountability in Local Governance: Towards a New Authoritarian Governance Model

BUSINESS SYSTEMS REVIEW (ISSN 2280-3866). 2013. Volume 2. Issue 2. pp.330-367. Special Issue - Selected Papers of the 1st Business Systems Laboratory International Symsposium
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Thanh Thuy Vu and Bruno Deffains
Université Paris X Nanterre and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
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Informal accountability, Local governance, Authoritarian regime, Responsiveness

Credibility and Monitoring: Outsourcing as a Commitment Device

European Business School Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2009
Benjamin Bental, Bruno Deffains and Dominique Demougin
University of Haifa - Department of Economics, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - EBS Business School - Department of Governance & Economics
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Incentive scheme, integration, outsourcing, credibility

Credibility and Monitoring: Outsourcing as a Commitment Device

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 31-52, 2012
Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Benjamin Bental, Bruno Deffains and Dominique Demougin
University of Haifa - Department of Economics, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - EBS Business School - Department of Governance & Economics
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On the Role of Inequalities in Legal Systems: A Tocquevilian View

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
Bertrand Crettez and Bruno Deffains
Université de Franche-Comté - L.I.B.R.E. and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
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legal systems, codification, judge, inequalities, Tocqueville

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Real Options Theory for Law Makers

Recherches Economiques de Louvain - Louvain Economic Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Bruno Deffains and Marie Obidzinski
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
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Degree of precision, flexibility, obsolescence, rulemaking

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The Interrelationship between Formal and Informal Decentralization and its Impact on Sub-Central Governance Performance: The Case of Vietnam

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3714
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Thanh Thuy Vu, Messaoud Zouikri and Bruno Deffains
Université Paris X Nanterre, University Paris West La Défense and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
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formal decentralization, informal decentralization, sub-central governance, accommodating, and competing

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Competitive Dynamics between MNOs in the Mobile Telecommunications Single Market: Lessons from the U.S. Experience

Communications and Strategies, No. 82, pp. 127-145, 2nd quarter 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jul 2012
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, Tera Consultants and Tera Consultants
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single market, competitive dynamics, harmonisation, main mobile groups, telecommunication services

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Social Norms and Legal Design

CIRPEE Working paper 15-20
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Sep 2015
Bruno Deffains and Claude Fluet
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Université Laval
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Social preferences, regulatory offences, law enforcement, strict liability, fault, legal standard, compliance, deterrence

Social Norms and Legal Design

CRREP Working Paper Series 2019-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Bruno Deffains and Claude Fluet
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Université Laval
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stigmatization, reputational sanctions, social norms, law enforcement, legal standard, com-pliance, deterrence

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Legal Liability When Individuals Have Moral Concerns

CIRPEE Working Paper 09-51
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Bruno Deffains and Claude Fluet
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Université Laval
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Intrinsic motivations, social norms, esteem, strict liability, negligence, crowding out

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Legal Interpretative Process and Litigants' Cognitive Biases

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jan 2009
Eric Langlais and Bruno Deffains
EconomiX, CNRS & University of Paris Ouest and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
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D81, K42

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Legal Competition, Political Process and Irreversible Investment Decisions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Mar 2008
Bruno Deffains and Dominique Demougin
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - EBS Business School - Department of Governance & Economics
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legal competition, hold up, political process, firms organization

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Legal Versus Normative Incentives Under Judicial Error

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 07-18
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Aug 2007
Bruno Deffains and Claude Fluet
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Université Laval
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Social interactions, socio-legal multiplier, stigma, judicial error, evidentiary standard

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Laws and Norms: Experimental Evidence with Liability Rules

CRREP working paper serie 2017-05
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 May 2018
Bruno Deffains, Romain Espinosa and Claude Fluet
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, CREM - CNRS, Université Rennes 1 and Université Laval
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Behavioral law and economics, liability rules, Social norms, social preferences, legal norms

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On Legal Cooperation and the Dynamics of Legal Convergence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
Bertrand Crettez, Bruno Deffains and Olivier Musy
Université de Franche-Comté - L.I.B.R.E., Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Paris II Panthéon Assas
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Law-and-Economics, Legal Convergence, Legal harmonization, Legal Uniformization

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The Role of Social Image Concerns in the Design of Legal Regimes

CIRPEE Working Paper 13-21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Bruno Deffains and Claude Fluet
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Université Laval
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Normative motivations, prosocial behavior, fault, negligences, strict liability, tort law, public enforcement of law, burden of proof, standard of proof

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The General versus Specific Deterrence Effects of Expungements: Experimental Evidence

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 03 May 2019
CREM - CNRS, Université Rennes 1, West Virginia University - Department of Economics, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Université de Montpellier - LAMETA
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Expungement, Specific Deterrence, General Deterrence, Recidivism, Social Sanctions, Legal Norms

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Legal Centralization: A Tocquevillian View

CRED Working Paper No. 2019-2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Bertrand Crettez, Bruno Deffains and Olivier Musy
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas - CRED, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Paris II Panthéon Assas
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aversion to inequality before the law, codification, institutional legal design, legal origins, legal centralization, French Revolution

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Labor Conflicts and Inefficiency of Relationship-Specific Investments: What is the Judge's Role?

Posted: 27 Feb 2007
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Bureau of Economic Theory and Application (BETA), University Nancy 2, University of Lorraine - Universite Nancy 2 and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas

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Labor Law, Litigation, Investment Incentives, Bargaining

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Incentives to Cooperate and the Discretionary Power of Courts in Divorce Law

Review of the Economics of the Household, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 423-439, 2006
Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Bruno Deffains and Eric Langlais
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and EconomiX, CNRS & University of Paris Ouest

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Cooperation in divorce, bargaining with risk averse parties in divorce litigation, scales of alimony

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An Economic Analysis of Conflicts Resolution in Cyberspace

Posted: 30 Mar 2006
Yannick Gabuthy, Bruno Deffains and Philippe Fenoglio
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Bureau of Economic Theory and Application (BETA), University Nancy 2, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and Universite Nancy 2

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Online Dispute Resolution, Regulation of Internet, Electronic Commerce, Bargaining

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Efficiency of Online Dispute Resolution: A Case Study

Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Yannick Gabuthy and Bruno Deffains
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Bureau of Economic Theory and Application (BETA), University Nancy 2 and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas

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Online Dispute Resolution, Regulation of Internet, Electronic Commerce, Bargaining

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Institutions and Contracts: Franchising

European Journal of Law and Economics, November 2005
Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, IAE - University of Paris I Sorbonne, Universite Nancy 2 and University Nancy 2 - Department of Economics

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Institutions, Contracts, Franchising