Charles Sabel

Columbia University - Columbia Law School

Professor of Law and Social Science

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Columbia Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Israel Supreme Court, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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entrepreneurship, policy, growth, rules, innovation, immigration, intellectual property, ip, university, business, federal, national, patent

Contracting for Innovation: Vertical Disintegration and Interfirm Collaboration

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 109, April 2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 340, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 118/2009
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Contracting for Innovation: Vertical Disintegration and Interfirm Collaboration

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 340, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 24 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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vertical integration, contracting, switching costs, innovation

Ratcheting Labor Standards: Regulation for Continuous Improvement in the Global Workplace

KSG Working Paper No. 00-010; Columbia Law and Economic Working Paper No. 185; Columbia Law School, Pub. Law Research Paper No. 01-21
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Dec 2000
Charles Sabel, Dara O'Rourke and Archon Fung
Columbia University - Columbia Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Division of Society and Environment and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Ratcheting Labor Standards: Regulation for Continuous Improvement in the Global Workplace

KSG Working Paper No. 00-010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Charles Sabel, Archon Fung and Dara O'Rourke
Columbia University - Columbia Law School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Berkeley - Division of Society and Environment
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business and government policy, international economics, human rights, public management, regulation, welfare/health care/social policy

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Reconfiguring Industrial Policy: A Framework with an Application to South Africa

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-031
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Ricardo Hausmann, Dani Rodrik and Charles Sabel
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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industrial policy, South Africa

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Contract, Uncertainty and Innovation

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 385, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Nov 2010
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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contract, innovation, informal contracting, contract theory, uncertainty, preliminary agreements, letters of intent

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New Modes of Pluralist Global Governance

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 45, No. 1, 2013, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-08, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 448
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Grainne De Burca, Robert O. Keohane and Charles Sabel
New York University (NYU) - Law School, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Legal Accountability in the Service-Based Welfare State: Lessons from Child Welfare Reform [formerly titled: The Rule of Law in the Experimentalist Welfare State: Lessons from Child Welfare Reform]

Law of Social Inquiry, Volume 34, Issue 3, Summer 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 08-162
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2015
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Braiding: The Interaction of Formal and Informal Contracting in Theory, Practice and Doctrine

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 389, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Contract theory, experimental economics, crowding out, formal contracting, informal contracting, preliminary agreements, letters of intent

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Global Experimentalist Governance

British Journal of Political Science, 2014, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-393, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-44
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Grainne De Burca, Robert O. Keohane and Charles Sabel
New York University (NYU) - Law School, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 469, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 457
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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contract interpretation, contract design, contract ABD innovation

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Contract and Innovation: The Limited Role of Generalist Courts in the Evolution of Novel Contractual Terms

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 424, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 429, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 193/2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Export Pioneers in Latin America

IDB Book No. IDB-BK-107, Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 329 Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Columbia University - Columbia Law School, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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13.

Minimalism and Experimentalism in the Administrative State

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-238
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2011
Charles Sabel and William H. Simon
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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public policy, experimentalism, minimalism, administrative discretion

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Learning to Learn: Undoing the Gordian Knot of Development Today

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 308
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Charles Sabel and Sanjay G. Reddy
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and The New School - Department of Economics
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Development, dirigisme, learning, problem solving, democracy

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The Duty of Responsible Administration and the Problem of Police Accountability

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-420 , Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2507280
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Charles Sabel and William H. Simon
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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civil rights, criminal justice, administrative law, constitutional law, police, policing, police accountability

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Democratic Experimentalism

Forthcoming in Justin Desautels-Stein and Christopher Tomlins (eds.), Searching for Contemporary Legal Thought (Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press, 2017) , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-549
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2017
Charles Sabel and William H. Simon
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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contemporary legal thought, democratic experimentalism, social theory, decentralization, accountability

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Contextualizing Regimes: Institutionalization as a Response to the Limits of Interpretation and Policy Engineering

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 110, May 2012, Forthcomig, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2034501, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. WP 12-302
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Charles Sabel and William H. Simon
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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A Constitution of Democratic Experimentalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 267, 1998, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-71
Number of pages: 209 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf and Charles Sabel
Cornell Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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self-government , democratic experimentalism, Congress, information pooling, participation of citizens

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The Management Side of Due Process in the Service-Based Welfare State

Chapter 2 in Administrative Law from the Inside Out: Essays on Themes in the Work of Jerry L. Mashaw, edited by Nicholas R. Parrillo, Cambridge University Press, 2017, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-565, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Nov 2017
Charles Sabel and William H. Simon
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Jerry Mashaw, legal accountability, welfare state

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Trade Agreements, Regulatory Sovereignty and Democratic Legitimacy

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2017/36
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Bernard Hoekman and Charles Sabel
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Trade Agreements, Regulation, International Cooperation, Sovereignty, Legitimacy

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Learning from Difference: The New Architecture of Experimentalist Governance in the EU

European Law Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 271-327, May 2008
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Charles Sabel and Jonathan Zeitlin
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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Constitutionalising an Overlapping Consensus: The ECJ and the Emergence of a Coordinate Constitutional Order

European Law Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 511-550, September 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Charles Sabel and Oliver H. Gerstenberg
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and University of Exeter
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Drug Treatment Courts and Emergent Experimentalist Government

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, April 2000
Posted: 27 Dec 1999
Michael C. Dorf and Charles Sabel
Cornell Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School

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Drug Treatment Courts and Emergent Experimentalist Government

Columbia Law School, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 2
Posted: 25 Dec 1999
Michael C. Dorf and Charles Sabel
Cornell Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School

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The Boundaries of the Firm as a Design Problem

Posted: 08 Feb 1999
Susan Helper, John Paul MacDuffie and Charles Sabel
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Columbia University - Columbia Law School

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