Paul H. Rubin

Emory University - Department of Economics

Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor

1602 Fishburne Drive

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

http://www.economics.emory.edu/Rubi.htm

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Scholarly Papers (45)

Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-Moratorium Panel Data

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Hashem Dezhbakhsh, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 3,311 (2,247)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Capital Punishment; death penalty; deterrence

Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-moratorium Panel Data

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 May 2003
Hashem Dezhbakhsh, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law

Abstract:

Capital Punishment, death penalty, deterrence

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Folk Economics

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Sep 2002
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,885 (5,057)
Citation 9

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Tort Reform and Accidental Deaths

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 1,137 (12,905)
Citation 14

Abstract:

tort reform, accidents, deaths

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Pharmaceutical Marketing: Medical and Industry Biases

Journal of Pharmaceutical Finance, Economics & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Feb 2004
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 584 (33,752)

Abstract:

Pharmaceutical advertising, marketing

5.

Legal Systems as Frameworks for Market Exchanges

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 529 (40,608)
Citation 2

Abstract:

legal system, institutions, property rights, economic growth

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Effects of Harmful Environmental Events on Reputations of Firms

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Apr 1999
Kari Jones and Paul H. Rubin
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 511 (39,062)
Citation 16

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The Effects of Product Liability Litigation on the Value of Firms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2000
David Prince and Paul H. Rubin
Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 493 (45,341)
Citation 7

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The Effects of Product Liability Litigation on the Value of Firms

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 44-87, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
David Prince and Paul H. Rubin
Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett and Emory University - Department of Economics

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Emporiophobia (Fear of Markets): Cooperation or Competition?

Southern Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 487 (41,425)

Abstract:

emporiophobia (fear of markets), cooperation, competiton

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Effects of Criminal Procedure On Crime Rates: Mapping Out the Consequences of the Exclusionary Rule

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Nov 1998
Raymond A. Atkins and Paul H. Rubin
Covington & Burling and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 442 (49,259)
Citation 5

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Courts and the Tort-Contract Boundary in Product Liability

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Apr 1999
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 432 (53,552)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Courts and the Tort-Contract Boundary in Product Liability

The Fall and Rise of Freedom of Contract
Posted: 09 Apr 1999
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics

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Public Choice and Tort Reform

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-09; Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 04-7
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Aug 2004
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 404 (56,327)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Product liability, tort reform, public choice, federalism

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From the 'Econometrics of Capital Punishment' to the 'Capital Punishment' of Econometrics: On the Use and Abuse of Sensitivity Analysis

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-18, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-21, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Hashem Dezhbakhsh and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 389 (56,327)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Sensitivity analysis, data mining, capital punishment, deterrence

13.

Do Managers Listen to the Market?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2008
James B. Kau, James S. Linck and Paul H. Rubin
University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate, Southern Methodist University and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 372 (59,300)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Agency costs, information markets, investment decisions, merger, acquisition, learning

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The Cost Effectiveness of Direct to Consumer Advertising for Prescription Drugs

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Paul H. Rubin and Adam Atherly
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Health Policy and Management
Downloads 350 (63,604)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Pharmaceutical Advertising, Direct to Consumer Advertising, Pharmaceutical promotion

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Matching Prescription Drugs and Consumers: The Benefits of Direct Advertising

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 313, pp. 513-515, August 22, 1985, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 348 (60,564)

Abstract:

Pharmaceutical advertising, drug advertising, direct-to-consumer advertising

The State of Nature and the Evolution of Political Preferences

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jan 1999
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 348 (69,489)
Citation 3

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The State of Nature and the Evolution of Political Preferences

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 50-81, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics

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The State of Nature and the Evolution of Political Preferences

American Law and Economics Review
Posted: 30 Mar 2000
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

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Economics of Crime

Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2006 , Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-114
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Erling Eide, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
University of Oslo, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 319 (63,604)
Citation 18

Abstract:

criminal behavior, economics of crime

An Empirical Study of Public Defender Effectiveness: Self-Selection by the 'Marginally Indigent'

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, 2005, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-116
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2011
Morris B. Hoffman, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 253 (99,328)
Citation 3

Abstract:

attorney effectiveness, public defender, private attorney, indigent defendants

An Empirical Study of Public Defender Effectiveness: Self-Selection by the 'Marginally Indigent'

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Morris B. Hoffman, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 54 (321,589)
Citation 3

Abstract:

attorney effectiveness, public defender, private attorney, indigent defendant

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Citation 1

The Economics of The Bill of Rights

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Hugo M. Mialon and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 296 (83,671)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economics, law, government, crime, freedom, speech, press, guns, privacy, silence, jury, punishment

The Economics of the Bill of Rights

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 1-60, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Hugo M. Mialon and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

K00, K10, K40, H00, H10, H11

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Fundamental Reform of Tort Law

Regulation, No. 4, pp. 26-33, 1995
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 284 (83,506)
Citation 4

Abstract:

tort reform, tort law, contract, costs of tort system

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In Defense of Data: Information and the Costs of Privacy

Technology Policy Institute Working Paper, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 9-44
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Thomas M. Lenard and Paul H. Rubin
Technology Policy Institute and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 268 (75,771)
Citation 3

Abstract:

privacy, Internet, personal information, online advertising, behavioral advertising, search engines, identity theft, opt-in, opt-out

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Medical Research on Pharmaceutical Marketing: Is a Bias Ever Just a Bias?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Oct 2003
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 263 (93,237)

Abstract:

pharmaceuticals, marketing, promotion

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The Growth of Government: Sources and Limits

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Apr 2001
James B. Kau and Paul H. Rubin
University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 249 (99,380)
Citation 6

Abstract:

government growth, ideology, tax revenues

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The Demographics of Tort Reform

The Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2011
Joanna Shepherd and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University School of Law and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 230 (106,877)
Citation 5

Abstract:

tort reform, damages, disparate impact

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Treatment Decisions: Tort or Contract

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Mar 1999
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 224 (112,617)

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Treatment Decisions: Tort or Contract

Regulation, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1999
Posted: 08 Apr 1999
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics

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An Economic Analysis of Notification Requirements for Data Security Breaches

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 05-26, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Thomas M. Lenard and Paul H. Rubin
Technology Policy Institute and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 208 (109,716)

Abstract:

fraud, identity theft, internet security, preemption

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Litigation versus Legislation: Forum Shopping by Rent-Seekers

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Dec 1999
Paul H. Rubin, Christopher Curran and John Curran
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Downloads 206 (121,091)
Citation 18

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Citation 2

Markets, Tort Law, and Regulation to Achieve Safety

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-94, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-142
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2013
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 173 (144,222)
Citation 2

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Safety, regulation, tort law, product liability, market for safety, pharmaceuticals

Markets, Tort Law, and Regulation to Achieve Safety

Cato Journal, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Apr 2013
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (427,142)
Citation 2

Abstract:

federal regulation, tort law reform, U.S. legal system, American liability law, FDA

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Mitigating Agency Problems by Advertising, with Special Reference to Managed Health Care

Emory University Economics Working Paper No. 98-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Dec 1998
Paul H. Rubin and Joel L. Schrag
Emory University - Department of Economics and Bureau of Economics - Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 194 (128,044)
Citation 2

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Privacy and the Commercial Use of Personal Information: The Case of Customer Proprietary Network Information

Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress on Point Paper No. 14.15, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-34, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-25
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Thomas M. Lenard and Paul H. Rubin
Technology Policy Institute and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 162 (134,379)

Abstract:

Privacy, FCC, information regulation, CPNI

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The FDA's Antibiotic Resistance

Regulation, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 34-37, Winter 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Jan 2005
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 158 (136,436)
Citation 1

Abstract:

antibiotic resistance, regulation, health, medicine, pharmaceutical markets, drug development, federal drug administration, FDA

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Applications Want to Be Free: Privacy Against Information

Competition Policy International, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Mike Hammock and Paul H. Rubin
Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 127 (177,975)

Abstract:

privacy, information security, targeted advertising, behavioral advertising, regulation, identity theft, identity fraud, opt-in, opt-out, personal information

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Why is Medical Care Expensive in the U.S.?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Paul H. Rubin and Kaz Miyagiwa
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 120 (189,065)

Abstract:

Medical Costs, Health Costs, General eEuilibrium

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Judicial Hierarchies and the Rule-Individual Tradeoff

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-5
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Dec 2004
Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin and Joel L. Schrag
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Bureau of Economics - Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 120 (186,811)
Citation 2

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Judicial Hierarchies, Trials and Appeals, Ex post and Ex ante Efficiency

When Little Things Mean a Lot: On the Inefficiency of Item Pricing Laws

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-08, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business, Emory University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 111 (207,713)
Citation 7

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Item Pricing Law, Cost of Item Pricing Law, Cost of Price Adjustment, Menu Cost, Retail Pricing

When Little Things Mean a Lot: On the Inefficiency of Item Pricing Laws

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 51, 2008, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-09, Bar Ilan Univ. Pub Law Working Paper No. 07-1
Posted: 14 Feb 2007
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business, Emory University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Law School

Abstract:

Item Pricing Law, Item Price Law, Cost of Item Pricing Law, Benefit of Item Pricing Law, Price Adjustment, Cost of Price Adjustment, Menu Cost, Retail Pricing

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An Uncertain Diagnosis

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 34-39, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 94 (210,877)

Abstract:

pharmaceutical, pharmaceutical firms, medical journals, scientific journals, FDA, Food and Drug Administration

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Much Ado about Notification

Regulation, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 44-50, Spring 2006, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-08
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Thomas M. Lenard and Paul H. Rubin
Technology Policy Institute and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 83 (243,843)
Citation 4

Abstract:

data security, data security breaches, notification, fraud, legislation, lenard, rubin, cost of security breaches, market responses, improved security, identity theft, costs of notification

38.

Evolution, Immigration and Trade

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2007
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (242,147)

Abstract:

evolution, trade, immigration, folk economics

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief Regarding Wyeth V. Diana Levine

Reg-Markets Center Brief No. 08-01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Oxford, Smith School, University of Chicago, Emory University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 74 (258,855)
Citation 1

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Stale CAFE, Fidelity Bond Foolishness, Oil Prices and 'Folk Economics'

Regulation, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 6-9, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Paul Godek, James P. Clark and Paul H. Rubin
Competition Policy Associates, Independent and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 73 (267,029)

Abstract:

Paul Godek, James P. Clark, Paul H. Rubin, CAFE, gas mileage, fuel, energy, automobiles, oil, gasoline, ethanol, fuel economy, vehicles, vehicle design, fidelity bond, FDIC, oil prices, folk economics, stale CAFE, Fidelity Bond Foolishness, Oil Prices and 'Folk Economics', gasoline prices, FTC

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Two Invisible Hands

Regulation, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 14, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 72 (260,806)

Abstract:

invisible hand, darwin, evolution, economy, market, intelligent design, free market

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'Folk' International Economics - Much Ado About MB

Regulation, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 8-10, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Paul H. Rubin and Henry I. Miller
Emory University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
Downloads 61 (286,658)

Abstract:

international economics, immigration reform, outsourcing, international trade and tariffs, trade, international trade, international relations, paul rubin, much ado about MB, henry miller, methyl bromide, EPA, CUE process, health, environment, pesticides, pesticide impact

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BMW v. Gore: Mitigating the Punitive Economics of Punitive Damages

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 5, 1997, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-22
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Dec 2008
Paul H. Rubin, John Calfee and Mark F. Grady
Emory University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 60 (277,601)
Citation 8

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Due Process Clause, punitive damages

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Notes from a Second Line Journal: Suggestions for Authors

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Paul H. Rubin and Antony Dnes
Emory University - Department of Economics and Hull University Business School (HUBS)
Downloads 21 (397,184)

Abstract:

Editing, Refereeing, Writing

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The Theory of the Firm and the Structure of the Franchise Contract

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Retail industry, Service industries, Franchises, Property rights, Capital formation, Incentives, Financial markets, Economic theory, Contracts & agreements, Financial contracts, Antitrust laws, Firm control