Taisu Zhang

Yale University - Law School

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Legality in Contemporary Chinese Politics

Virginia Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 657, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 689
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Oct 2018
Taisu Zhang and Tom Ginsburg
Yale University - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Legality, Authoritarianism, Populism, Political Control, Judicial Professionalism, Chinese Legal Reform

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The Modern State and the Rise of the Business Corporation

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Taisu Zhang and John Morley
Yale University - Law School and Yale Law School
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Business Corporation, Asset Partitioning, Limited Liability, Entity Shielding, State Building, Legality, Custom

3.

Why the Chinese Prefer Administrative Petitioning over Litigation

Sociological Stud., Vol. 3, p. 139, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Xinfang, Chinese Law, administrative litigation, Chinese legal history, administrative grievances

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The Pragmatic Court: Reinterpreting the Supreme People’s Court of China

Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Volume 25, pp. 1-61
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Supreme People's Court of China, Chinese Judiciary, Institutional Motivations, Rational Actor, Populism, Professionalism, Judicial Efficiency

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Does Legality Produce Political Legitimacy? An Experimental Approach

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Nov 2021
Yiqin Fu, Yiqing Xu and Taisu Zhang
Stanford University, Stanford University and Yale University - Law School
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legality, political legitimacy, rule of law, procedural justice, Chinese politics

6.

Social Hierarchies and the Formation of Customary Property Law in Pre-Industrial China and England

American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Kinship, Hierarchy, Social Status, Social Norms, Custom, Mortgages, Dian, Confucianism

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Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions

Yale Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Property, Culture, Law and Economics, Modern China, Early Modern England, Tokugawa Japan

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Property Rights in Land, Agricultural Capitalism, and the Relative Decline of Pre-Industrial China

San Diego International Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Property Rights, Land Use, Agricultural Capitalism, Economic Divergence, Comparative Legal History

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Beyond Information Costs: Preference Formation and the Architecture of Property Law

Journal of Legal Analysis (Forthcoming), Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 599
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Preference, Information Costs, Numerus Clausus, Standardization, Exclusion, Sociopolitical Cohesion

10.

Moral Economies in Early Modern Land Markets: History and Theory

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 544
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Land Markets, Moral Economy, Law and Culture, Early Modern History

Do Kinship Networks Strengthen Private Property? Evidence from Rural China

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2015, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2020
Taisu Zhang and Xiaoxue Zhao
Yale University - Law School and Wesleyan University
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Property rights, land takings, kinship, social networks

Do Kinship Networks Strengthen Private Property? Evidence from Rural China

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 505-540, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Taisu Zhang and Xiaoxue Zhao
Yale University - Law School and Wesleyan University
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The Development of Comparative Law in Modern China

Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law (2nd Ed., Reimann & Zimmermann eds., Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 650
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Oct 2018
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Comparative Law, Chinese Legal History, Legal Transplants

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Legal Internalism in Modern Histories of Copyright

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 134, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Sep 2020
Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Taisu Zhang
Columbia University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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internal-ism, copyright, history, legal consciousness, behavioral, normativity

14.

Land Law in Chinese History

Routledge Companion to Chinese Legal History, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Property, Land Law, Late Imperial China, Economic Growth, Agricultural Capitalism

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Beyond Methodological Eurocentricism: Comparing the Chinese and European Legal Traditions

56 American Journal of Legal History 195 (2016), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 610, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 576
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Comparative Legal History, China, Europe

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Disaggregating the Court: A Methodological Survey of Research on the Supreme People's Court of China

China Law and Society Review, Issue 2, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 608
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Supreme People's Court of China, Chinese Judiciary, Adjudication, Legal Reform, Political Economy

17.

Fiscal Policy and Institutions in Imperial China

Oxford Research Encyclopedia: Asian History, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jan 2020
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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Late Imperial China, Taxation, Fiscal Institutions, Political Ideology

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Data Appendices for 'Social Hierarchies and the Formation of Customary Property Law in Pre-Industrial China and England'

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2019
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School
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The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State (Introduction)

Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Taisu Zhang
Yale University - Law School

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Late Imperial China, Taxation, Fiscal Institutions, Political Ideology, Confucianism