Charles Sabel

Columbia University - Columbia Law School

Professor of Law and Social Science

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU) - School for the Future of Innovation in Society, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, University of Toronto, 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

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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

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

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

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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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 School of Law, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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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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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 - 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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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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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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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 School of Law, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Building a Good Jobs Economy

HKS Working Paper No. RWP20-001
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Dani Rodrik and Charles Sabel
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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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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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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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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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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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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Open Plurilateral Agreements, International Regulatory Cooperation and the WTO

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2019/10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2019
Bernard Hoekman and Charles Sabel
European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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regulation, international cooperation, trade, WTO, plurilateral agreements

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The Uncertain Future of Administrative Law

Mark Tushnet, ed., The Administrative State in the Twenty-First Century: Reconstruction and/or Deconstruction, Daedalus, Summer 2021, 188
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Jeremy Kessler and Charles Sabel
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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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
European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Trade Agreements, Regulation, International Cooperation, Sovereignty, Legitimacy

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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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Domain-specific Plurilateral Cooperation as an Alternative to Trade Agreements

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2021/01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Bernard Hoekman and Charles Sabel
European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Open plurilateral agreements, WTO, joint statement initiatives, trade agreements, international regulatory cooperation.

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Drug Treatment Courts and Emergent Experimentalist Government

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2000, Columbia Law School, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
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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