Avery W. Katz

Columbia University - Law School

Milton Handler Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Law and Economics of Contracts

Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 296
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,907 (934)
Citation 8

Abstract:

contract law, freedom of contract, contract formation, pre-contractual liability, promissory estoppel, interpretation, incomplete contracts, default rules, form and substance, breach of contract, contract damages, private enforcement of contracts, contract theory

2.

Contract Formation and Interpretation

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law (Peter Newman, Ed.), May 1998.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Dec 1997
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,300 (9,712)
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3.

The Economics of Form and Substance in Contract Interpretation

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 104, March 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 735 (23,492)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Contract law, contract interpretation

4.

An Economic Analysis of the Guaranty Contract

Columbia Law School, Center for Law and Economic Studies, Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Nov 1997
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
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5.

Standard Form Contracts

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, 1998
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jul 1997
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
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6.

The Efficient Design of Option Contracts: Principles and Applications

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 248
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 600 (31,978)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Contract law, option contracts

7.

Fee Shifting in Litigation: Survey and Assessment

University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
Avery W. Katz and Chris William Sanchirico
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Citation 2

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Litigation, Legal Costs, Legal Fees, Legal Fee Shifting, Offer of Judgment Rules, Payment Into Court Rules, Rule 68

8.

The Relative Costs of Incorporating Trade Usage into Domestic versus International Sales Contracts

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Feb 2004
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 307 (71,920)
Citation 1

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Trade usage, CISG, contract interpretation

9.

Indemnity of Legal Fees

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (Edward Elgar and the University of Ghent, 1997), Boudewijn Bouckaert and Gerrit De Geest, eds.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 1998
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
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10.

Virtue Ethics and Efficient Breach

Suffolk University Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2011
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 207 (106,854)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Efficient breach, contract damages, virtue ethics

11.

On the Use of Practitioner Surveys in Commercial Law Research: Comments on Daniel Keating's 'Exploring the Battle of the Forms in Action'

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 98
Posted: 23 Dec 2000
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School

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12.

Informality as a Bilateral Assurance Mechanism: Comments on Ronald Mann's The Role of Letters of Credit in Payment Transactions

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 98
Posted: 23 Dec 2000
Avery W. Katz
Columbia University - Law School

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