Paul H. Edelman

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Professor of Mathematics and Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 1359, 2014, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 246/2014, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-9
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2017
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Georgetown University Law Center
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corporate governance, corporate law, corporate voting, hedge fund activism, say on pay, institutional investors

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Six Degrees of Cass Sunstein: Collaboration Networks in Legal Scholarship

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 19, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2007
Paul H. Edelman and Tracey E. George
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,016 (40,340)

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Legal Scholarship, Legal Education, Law Schools, Network Theory, Collaboration, Rankings

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Corporate Voting

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 129, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Robert B. Thompson and Paul H. Edelman
Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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shareholder voting, empty voting, corporate democracy, director primacy, Blasius, theories of corporate voting

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A Derivatives Market in Legal Academia

Green Bag, Vol. 12, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2009
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Voting Models, Corporate Elections and Takeover Bids

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 453, 1004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-09
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Law Clerks, Law Reviews, and Some Modest Proposals

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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law clerks, law reviews

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Will Tenure Voting Give Corporate Managers Lifetime Tenure?

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-04, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-18, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 384/2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Emory University Goizueta Business School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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tenure voting, corporate governance, voting model, dual-class stock, blockchain

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Selectica Resets the Trigger on the Poison Pill: Where Should the Delaware Courts Go Next?

87 Indiana Law Journal 1087 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-21, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting, poison pill, Rights Plan

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The Theory and Practice of Corporate Voting at U.S. Public Companies

The Research Handbook of Shareholder Power, edited by Jennifer Hill and Randall Thomas, Edgar Elgar, 2015, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 414 (127,653)
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Corporate Voting

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The Value of Voting in Hostile Takeovers: An Experimental Model

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2002
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Resetting the Trigger on the Poison Pill: Selectica's Unanticipated Consequences

87 Indiana Law Journal 1087 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 382 (139,757)

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takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting, poison pill, Rights Plan

12.

Getting the Math Right: Why California Has Too Many Seats in the House of Representatives

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-25, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-22, Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 297, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 316 (171,842)

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representation, apportionment, districting

13.

Corporate Voting and the Takeover Debate

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 453, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting

14.

The Most Dangerous Justice Rides into the Sunset

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 24, p. 299, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-32, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-35, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2007
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 298 (182,736)

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voting behavior, elections, policy, Supreme Court, median justice

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The Most Dangerous Justice Rides Again: Revisiting the Power Pageant of the Justices

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 131, 2001, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-08, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 01-05, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 02-4
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
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Banzhaf index, voting power, Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy

16.

The Allocation Problem in Multiple-Claimant Representations

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Paul H. Edelman, Richard A. Nagareda and Charles Silver
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University Law School (Deceased) and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 244 (223,624)
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Attorneys fees, contingency fees, principal-agent, allocation, class actions, aggregate settlements

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What are We Comparing in Comparative Negligence?

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 85, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2007
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 241 (226,420)
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Consensus, Disorder, and Ideology on the Supreme Court

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-07, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-11, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 167, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 172, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Paul H. Edelman, David Klein and Stefanie A. Lindquist
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Eastern Michigan University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Supreme Court, consensus, attitudinalism

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Mr. Sunstein's Neighborhood: Won't You Be Our Co-Author?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-28, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-48
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Paul H. Edelman and Tracey E. George
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Legal Scholarship, Legal Education, Law Schools, Network Theory, Collaboration, Rankings

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Measuring Deviations from Expected Voting Patterns on Collegial Courts

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-31, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 819-852, 2008, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2008
Paul H. Edelman, David Klein and Stefanie A. Lindquist
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Eastern Michigan University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 196 (274,704)
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spatial voting, collegial courts, attitudinalism, disorder

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'And the Oscar Goes to...' The Academy Awards and the Institutional Dimension of Election Design

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-23, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Social Choice, elections, representation

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The Most Dangerous Justice: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Mathematics

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 63, 1996
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 178 (299,303)

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Shapley-Shubik index, Frank-Shapley index, Banzhaf index, voting power, Supreme Court

23.

Book Review: Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki: Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Public Choice, Vol. 151, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 163 (323,037)

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Social Choice, Voting

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The Institutional Dimension of Election Design

Public Choice, April 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-18, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2011
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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elections, voting, Oscars, social choice, representation

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Distributing Attorney Fees in Multidistrict Litigation

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-51, Journal of Legal Analysis
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Edward K. Cheng, Paul H. Edelman and Brian T. Fitzpatrick
Vanderbilt Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 149 (348,077)

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Attorney Fees, Fair Division, Lodestar, Complex Litigation, Mass Torts, Bayesian Methods, Optimization

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Evenwel, Voting Power and Dual Districting

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 45, (January, 2016), 203-221, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-16, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2016
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Evenwel v Abbott, Voting, Districting

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In Defense of At-Large Representation: A Positive Approach

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 138 (370,040)

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At-large representation, weighted voting, Banzhaf measure

28.

The Myth of the Condorcet Winner

22 Supreme Court Economic Review 207 (2015).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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public choice, Condorcet winner

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Pick a Number, Any Number: State Representation in Congress after the 2000 Census

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Paul H. Edelman and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Dimension of the Supreme Court

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jan 2004
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 87 (513,807)
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Supreme Court, spatial voting, information theory, singular value decomposition

31.

Dominant Strategy Implementability and Zero Length Cycles

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Paul H. Edelman and John A. Weymark
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (532,655)
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Dominant Strategy Incentive Compatibility, Implementation Theory, Mechanism Design, Roberts' Theorem, Rochet's Theorem

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Political Hypotheses and Mathematical Conclusions

Future of Economic Design, (Laslier, Moulin, Sanver, and Zwicker, eds.),Springer-Verlag, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-55
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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voting power, Banzhaf, districting, gerrymandering, one person-one vote, Evenwel v. Abbott, apportionment

33.

Is Groton the Next Evenwel?

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-34, Michigan Law Review Online, forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Voting power,districting, apportionment, one person-one vote

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The Core of a Transferable Utility Game as the Solution to a Public Good Market Demand Problem

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2019
Paul H. Edelman, Martin Van der Linden and John A. Weymark
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Emory University and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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TU games; the core; superdifferentials; market demand; public goods

35.

A New Approach to Impartial Division

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Fair division, Judgment aggregation, Consensus, Impartiality

36.

Voting Power Apportionments

Social Choice and Welfare, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 45 (716,747)
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Apportionment, voting power

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Reducing Social Welfare by Making Financial Markets More Complete: Implications for the 2008 Crisis

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Lynn A. Stout and Paul H. Edelman
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute (deceased) and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Market Inefficiency, Aggregate Risk, Heterogeneous Expectations

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'Duel' Diligence: Second Thoughts About the Supremes as Sultans of Swing

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 70, pp. 219-238, 1996
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
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On Legal Interpretations of the Condorcet Jury Theorem

Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School

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