Amitai Aviram

University of Illinois College of Law

Professor of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

A Note on Economic Theories of the Firm

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 06-31, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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Regulation by Networks

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2003, p. 1179, 2003
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Mar 2003
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 1,090 (18,565)
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private legal systems, private ordering, networks, network effects, self-regulation, institutions, governance, transaction costs, reputation, regulation

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A Paradox of Spontaneous Formation: The Evolution of Private Legal Systems

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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The Placebo Effect of Law: Law's Role in Manipulating Perceptions

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 75, 2006, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 05-10, University of Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-020
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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cognitive bias, behavioral law & economics, risk

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Network Responses to Network Threats: The Evolution into Private Cyber-Security Associations

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 115; FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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Overcoming Impediments to Information Sharing

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 427
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Amitai Aviram and Avishalom Tor
University of Illinois College of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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Information Sharing in Critical Infrastructure Industries: Understanding the Behavioral and Economic Impediments

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-30; FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 103
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Amitai Aviram and Avishalom Tor
University of Illinois College of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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Information sharing, information exchange, antitrust, cooperation, collective action, degradation, norms, rivalry, risk, loss aversion, omission bias

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Brief of Amici Curiae Antitrust Law Professors in O'Bannon v. NCAA

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-24
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Emory University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, St. John's University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Boston University - School of Law, DePaul University - College of Law, William & Mary Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Florida - Levin College of Law, Indiana Univ. Robert H. McKinney School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law and Emory University School of Law
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NCAA, antitrust, rule of reason, sports

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In Defense of Imperfect Compliance Programs

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 119; FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Aug 2004
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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Counter-Cyclical Enforcement of Corporate Law

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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optimal deterrence, optimal enforcement, cognitive bias, behavioral law & economics, corporate fraud, monetary policy, central bank

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Cyclical Market Power

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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market power, monopoly leveraging, antitrust, cyclical, temporal, dumping, PVC

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Accommodating a New Tenant in the House of Cards: Introducing Competition into a Network Industry

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 98; George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jan 2004
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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Bias Arbitrage

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-12, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-17, Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 64, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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What Do Corporate Directors Maximize? (Not Quite What Everybody Thinks)

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming , Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-15 , U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-032
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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agency problem, corporate governance, conflict of interest, business judgment rule, bias arbitrage

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Forces Shaping the Evolution of Private Legal Systems

LAW, ECONOMICS AND EVOLUTIONARY THEORY, Peer Zumbansen, Gralf-Peter Calliess, eds., 2009 , Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-03 , U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-032
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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Officers' Fiduciary Duties and the Nature of Corporate Organs

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2013, No. 3, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-04, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-49
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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corporate organ, principal-agent, fiduciary duties, business judgment rule, corporate officer

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Conceptualizing the Evolution of Corporate Law

American Journal of Legal History, 2013 (Forthcoming), Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-05, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-50
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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teaching legal history, evolution of law, corporate governance, asset partioning, private ordering, path dependence

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Bail-Ins: Cyclical Effects of a Common Response to Financial Crises

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 5, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE10-026, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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bailout, financial crisis, business cycle, retroactive, agency problem, cognitive bias, contract modification

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Path Dependence in the Development of Private Ordering

Michigan State Law Review, 2014, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-01, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2013
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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private ordering, private legal systems, identity, norms, norm enforcement, path dependence, transaction costs

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Evolutionary Models of Corporate Law

Research handbook on the history of corporate and company law, Harwell Wells (ed.), Edward Elgar, 2017, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2017
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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corporate law, Delaware's dominance, evolution, evolutionary model, horizontal competition, interest groups, network effects, path dependence, regulatory competition, vertical competition

21.

Allocating Regulatory Resources

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 37, No. 4 (2012), Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-03, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-48
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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optimal deterrence, law enforcement, regulation, resource allocation, budgeting, case selection, placebo effect, bias arbitrage

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Optimal Case Selection by Law Enforcement Agencies

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-06, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-37
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law
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Optimal deterrence, law enforcement, case selection, placebo effect, bias arbitrage

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Non-Spontaneous Evolution of Private Legal Systems

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-14
Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Amitai Aviram
University of Illinois College of Law

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