Alexander Stremitzer

ETH Zurich

Professor of Law, Economics, and Business

Haldeneggsteig 4

Zurich, 8092

Switzerland

http://www.lawecon.ethz.ch/people/stremitzer.html

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Promises and Expectations

106 Games and Economic Behavior 161-178 (2017), Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1931, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Florian Ederer and Alexander Stremitzer
Yale School of Management and ETH Zurich
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Promises, Expectations, Beliefs, Contracts

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Remedies On and Off Contract

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 120, p. 690, 2011, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2012
Richard R. W. Brooks and Alexander Stremitzer
New York University School of Law and ETH Zurich
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contracts, rescission, aedilitian remedies

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Erga Omnes Norms and the Enforcement of International Law

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Vol. 165, No. 1, pp. 29-32, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2010
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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international law, erga omnes norms, bystander effect

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Framing Contracts - Why Loss Framing Increases Effort

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2012, 168 (1): 62-82., UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-05, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 438
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Richard R. W. Brooks, Alexander Stremitzer and Stephan Tontrup
New York University School of Law, ETH Zurich and New York University School of Law
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Contracts, Loss Framing, Experimental Law and Economics

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On and Off Contract Remedies Inducing Cooperative Investments

American Law and Economics Review (Fall 2012) 14(2): 488-516, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 396
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Richard R. W. Brooks and Alexander Stremitzer
New York University School of Law and ETH Zurich
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breach remedies, rescission, incomplete contracts, cooperative investments

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Opportunistic Termination

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2012, 28(3): 381-406. , Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 May 2007 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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contract law, warranties, breach remedies, termination, harmonization, comparative law.

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Stretch It But Don't Break It: The Hidden Cost of Contract Framing

46 Journal of Legal Studies 399-426 (2017), UCLA and NYU School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Richard R. W. Brooks, Alexander Stremitzer and Stephan Tontrup
New York University School of Law, ETH Zurich and New York University School of Law
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contracts, framing effects, loss aversion, prospect theory, expressed thresholds, worker productivity

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Promises, Reliance, and Psychological Lock-In

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 15-17
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2017
Rebecca Stone and Alexander Stremitzer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and ETH Zurich
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promises, reliance, remedies, contracts, crowding out

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Standard Breach Remedies, Quality Thresholds, and Cooperative Investments

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2012, 28(2): 337-359. , Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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breach remedies, incomplete contracts, cooperative investments

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Economic Analysis of Director Liability (In German)

DIRECTOR'S LIABILITY IN 15 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, pp. 95-163, S. Klass, Linde Verlag, Wien, eds., 2005
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig, Georg Eckert and Alexander Stremitzer
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Vienna University of Economics and Business and ETH Zurich
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Director liability, Vorstandshaftung, Organhaftung, Ökonomische Analyse

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Insolvency and Biased Standards - The Case for Proportional Liability

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 75R, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2009
Alexander Stremitzer and Avraham D. Tabbach
ETH Zurich and Tel Aviv University
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Judgment proof problem, Uncertain causation, Court error and misperception, Proportional liability, Disgorgement

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Negligence-Based Proportional Liability: How More Lenient Sanctions Lead to Higher Compliance

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2012
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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tort law, strict liability statutes, safety regulations, environmental tort law, medical malpractice

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Promises, Expectations, and Social Cooperation

Journal of Law and Economics (Forthcoming), Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 887, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2019
Dorothee Mischkowski, Rebecca Stone and Alexander Stremitzer
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and ETH Zurich
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Cooperation, promises, expectations, trust, guilt aversion

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Breach Remedies Inducing Hybrid Investments

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 72, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 395
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2011
Daniel Göller and Alexander Stremitzer
University of Agder - Department of Economics and Finance, School of Business and Law and ETH Zurich
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supply chain management, contract manufacturing, relationship specific investment, hybrid investment, breach remedies.

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The Doctrine of ‘Rechtmäßiges Alternativverhalten’ – A Comparative and Economic Approach and its Implications for Proportional Liability

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law, Vol. 73, No. 2, pp. 336-371, 2009 , Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 410
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Alexander Stremitzer
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and ETH Zurich
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Uncertain causation, Proportional Liability, Comparative Law

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Beyond Ex Post Expediency - An Ex Ante View of Rescission and Restitution

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 3, p. 1171, 2011, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper 443, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper 12-04
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2012
Richard R. W. Brooks and Alexander Stremitzer
New York University School of Law and ETH Zurich
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contracts, rescission, rejection, restitution, optional remedies

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Liability Under Uncertain Causation – Calculation of Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

Archives for the Civilian Practice (AcP), Vol. 208, No. 5, pp. 677-698, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jul 2010
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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Proportional Liability, medical malpractice, uncertain causation, Arzthaftung, Proportionalhaftung

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The Robustness Case for Proportional Liability

14 The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics 371 (2014), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2015
Alexander Stremitzer and Avraham D. Tabbach
ETH Zurich and Tel Aviv University
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compliance, uncertain causation, court error, judgment-proof problem, proportional liability

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Plaintiffs Exploiting Plaintiffs

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2010
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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litigation, settlement, bargaining, contracting with externalities, derivative suits, public goods

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If You Give Shareholders Power, Do They Use it? Comment

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 166, No. 1, pp. 58-61, 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Jul 2010
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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corporate governance, shareholder power, charter amendments

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Exploiting Plaintiffs Through Settlement: Divide and Conquer – Comment

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 164, No. 1, pp. 27-30, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Jul 2010
Alexander Stremitzer
ETH Zurich
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litigation, settlement, class actions, bargaining, divide and conquer, contracting with externalities

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Norm-Based Enforcement of Promises

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 19-04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2019
Rebecca Stone and Alexander Stremitzer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and ETH Zurich
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promises, norms, first-party enforcement, second-party enforcement, altruistic punishment