Michael B. Dorff

Southwestern Law School

3050 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90010

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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The Siren Call of Equity Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Sep 2013
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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start-up, finance, financing, crowdfunding, kickstarter, exemption, securities, securities act

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The Group Dynamics Theory of Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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corporate governance, executive compensation, law and economics, behavioral law and economics

The Group Dynamics Theory of Executive Compensation

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 28, 2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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corporate governance, executive compensation, law and economics, behavioral law and economics

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Does One Hand Wash the Other? Testing the Managerial Power and Optimal Contracting Hypotheses of Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Aug 2004
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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Executive compensation, empirical, chief executive officer, CEO, pay, compensation

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Introduction: Indispensable and Other Myths: Why the CEO Pay Experiment Failed and How to Fix It

Indispensable and Other Myths: Why the CEO Pay Experiment Failed and How to Fix It (University of California Press 2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Aug 2014
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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CEO compensation, CEO pay, management, stock option, performance pay, salary, salaries, corporate governance, public company, leadership

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Why Public Benefit Corporations?

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 42, Forthcoming, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2016-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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Social Enterprise, Social Entrepreneurship, Benefit Corporation, Public Benefit Corporation, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship

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Confident Uncertainty, Excessive Compensation, & the Obama Plan

Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 0916
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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excessive compensation, ceo compensation, bonus, bonuses, TARP, Obama, Dodd, confident uncertainty, illusion of validity, illusion of control, representativeness heuristic, groupthink, social cascades, management compensation

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The Rational Choice Myth: The Selection and Compensation of Critical Performers

Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 0714
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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rational choice, rational choice myth, critical performers, baseball, professional baseball, ceo compensation, executive compensation, ceo pay, executive pay, illusion of validity, representativeness heuristic, law of small numbers, social cascade, groupthink, fundamental attribution error

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Why Welfare Depends on Fairness: A Reply to Kaplow & Shavell

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 847, 2002
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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Philosophy, law and economics, social welfare functions

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Miscalculating Welfare

Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 0713
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Mar 2008
Michael B. Dorff and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan
Southwestern Law School and University of Virginia, School of Law
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social welfare, welfare, social wealth, law and economics, efficiency, baby selling, anti-discrimination, insider trading, fairness, fairness preferences, preferences for fairness, preference for fairness, reasonable expectations, legitimacy, social norms, social norm, legal scholarship

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The Future or Fancy? An Empirical Study of Public Benefit Corporations

Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2019/10
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Aug 2019
Michael B. Dorff, James Hicks and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Southwestern Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Public Benefit Corporations, Venture Capital, For-Profit Investment

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Assessing the Assessment: B Lab's Effort to Measure Companies' Benevolence

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2017, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Michael B. Dorff
Southwestern Law School
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benefit corporation, public benefit corporation, PBC, B Lab, assessment

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Bargaining with the CEO: The Case for 'Negotiate First, Choose Second'

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2018
Russell B. Korobkin and Michael B. Dorff
UCLA School of Law and Southwestern Law School
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Negotiation, Bargaining, Executive Compensation, CEOs, Corporate Governance, Employment

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 22
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Bargaining with the CEO: The Case for 'Negotiate First, Choose Second'

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Russell B. Korobkin and Michael B. Dorff
UCLA School of Law and Southwestern Law School
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negotiation, executive compensation, employment