Alan O. Sykes

Stanford University - Law School

Professor of Law

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

TRIPs, Pharmaceuticals, Developing Countries, and the Doha 'Solution'

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Feb 2002
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 3,131 (2,002)
Citation 13

Abstract:

WTO, licensing, patent, intellectural property, developing nations

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Optimal War and Jus Ad Bellum

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 211; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2004
Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 1,603 (7,362)
Citation 5

Abstract:

laws of war, United Nations

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Citation 16

'Currency Manipulation' and World Trade

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 363, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 1,218 (11,875)
Citation 16

Abstract:

International Trade, WTO, China, currency manipulation, subsidies

"Currency Manipulation" and World Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w14600
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 61 (291,210)
Citation 16

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The Economics of WTO Rules on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 1,249 (9,759)
Citation 15

Abstract:

international trade, GATT, SCM, GATS, world trade organization

5.

The Economics of Public International Law

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 1,032 (14,396)
Citation 3

Abstract:

customary law, strategic alliances, laws of war, international trade, international investment, international antitrust, human rights law, conflicts of law, international commons

6.

International Trade and Human Rights: An Economic Perspective

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 852 (19,819)
Citation 2

Abstract:

economic development

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The Safeguards Mess: A Critique of WTO Jurisprudence

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 850 (20,098)
Citation 22

Abstract:

tariffs, steel industry, GATT

An Economic Analysis of State and Individual Responsibility under International Law

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 279, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 318
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Feb 2006
Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 774 (23,602)
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The Internet and the Dormant Commerce Clause

Yale Law Journal
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Nov 2000
Jack Landman Goldsmith III and Alan O. Sykes
Harvard Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 665 (28,987)
Citation 2

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10.

The Questionable Case for Subsidies Regulation: A Comparative Perspective

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 380
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 610 (29,103)
Citation 2

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Public vs. Private Enforcement of International Economic Law: Of Standing and Remedy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 235
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Feb 2005
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
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Citation 6

Abstract:

international trade, international investment, international law of trade and investment

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Citation 4

Governmental Liability for Breach of Contract

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Apr 1999
Daniel R. Fischel and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 516 (41,065)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Governmental Liability for Breach of Contract

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 313-385, 1999
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Daniel R. Fischel and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago Law School and Stanford University - Law School

Abstract:

Governmental Liability for Breach of Contract

American Law and Economics Review, 1999
Posted: 29 Jul 2000
Daniel R. Fischel and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago Law School and Stanford University - Law School

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Efficient Breach of International Law: Optimal Remedies, ‘Legalized Noncompliance,’ and Related Issues

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 546, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2011
Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 485 (39,760)

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The Assault on Managed Care: Vicarious Liability, Class Actions and the Patient's Bill of Rights

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
Richard A. Epstein and Alan O. Sykes
New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 477 (45,414)
Citation 4

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The Assault on Managed Care: Vicarious Liability, Class Actions and the Patient's Bill of Rights

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, No. 2, Part 2
Posted: 05 Mar 2002
Richard A. Epstein and Alan O. Sykes
New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Law School

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Trade Remedy Laws

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 462 (45,829)
Citation 4

Abstract:

WTO, international trade, GATT, ADA, SCMA

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Economic Foundations of the Law of the Sea

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 504, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Dec 2009
Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 442 (46,581)
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Terrorism and Insurance Markets: A Role for the Government as Insurer?

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jul 2002
Alan O. Sykes and Anne Gron
Stanford University - Law School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 430 (45,707)
Citation 5

Abstract:

9/11, risks, insurance

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Citation 4

International Trade and Domestic Regulation

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 387, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1504913
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2009
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 377 (60,691)
Citation 4

Abstract:

international trade, regulation, national treatment, technical barriers to trade

International Trade and Domestic Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w15541
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
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Citation 4

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The Persistent Puzzles of Safeguards: Lessons from the Steel Dispute

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 May 2004
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 351 (63,422)
Citation 6

Abstract:

WTO, steel industry, safeguard measures

United States Courts and the Optimal Deterrence of International Cartels: A Welfarist Perspective on Empagran

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1617, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 340, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 338, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Alvin K. Klevorick and Alan O. Sykes
Yale University - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 308 (76,809)
Citation 1

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Transnational Tort Litigation as a Trade and Investment Issue

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 331, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 41, The Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 339-378, 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 292 (78,419)

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Corporate Liability for Extraterritorial Torts Under the Alien Tort Statute and Beyond: An Economic Analysis

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 284 (80,792)

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When is International Law Useful?

NYU Journal of International Law & Politics, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 270 (75,933)

Abstract:

International law, international trade, international investment

24.

Voting Rules in International Organizations

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 673, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 458
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jan 2014
Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 263 (75,933)

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Optimal Sanctions in the WTO: The Case for Decoupling (and the Uneasy Case for the Status Quo)

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 258 (89,220)

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Strict Liability Versus Negligence in Indiana Harbor

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jan 2007
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 252 (87,035)
Citation 1

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International Law and the Limits of Macroeconomic Cooperation

University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 609, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 396, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 224 (101,355)
Citation 2

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Economic 'Necessity' in International Law

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-04, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 474
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 192 (74,918)

Abstract:

international investment law, optimal contracting, necessity, Argentina

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Brief of Amici Curiae Economists in Support of Petitioners, Bell Atlantic V. Twombly

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Global Economics Group, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Stanford University - Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Twombly, Bell Atlantic, Bell Atlantic v Twombly, Amici Curiae, Sherman Section 1

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Antitrust Issues in Two-Sided Network Markets: Lessons from in Re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-45
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Nov 2014
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 123 (123,138)

Abstract:

antitrust, two-sided markets, credit card industry

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International Cooperation on Migration: Theory and Practice

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-32
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 106 (175,431)

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Regulatory Consistency Requirements in International Trade

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 502
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jan 2017
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 84 (239,921)

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An Economic Perspective on As Such/Facial versus As Applied Challenges in the WTO and U.S. Constitutional Systems

The Journal of Legal Analysis, 2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 58 (262,995)

Abstract:

As such challenge, facial challenge, as applied challenge, WTO, US constitution

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The Limited Economic Case for Subsidies Regulation

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 472
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 50 (231,441)
Citation 1

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WTO, subsidies

The Economic Structure of International Trade-In-Services Agreements

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 503
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jan 2017
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 23 (427,614)

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The Economic Structure of International Trade-in-Services Agreements

NBER Working Paper No. w22960
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 10 (501,749)
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Abstract:

How Important Can the Non-Violation Clause Be for the GATT/WTO?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 19 (450,411)
Citation 1

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GATT, WTO, dispute resolution, non-violation doctrine

How Important Can the Non-Violation Clause Be for the Gatt/Wto?

NBER Working Paper No. w19256
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
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Citation 1

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Non-Violations

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2013
Robert W. Staiger and Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University and Stanford University - Law School
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Comparative advantage and the normative economics of international trade policy

Law, Probability and Risk, Vol. 1, pp. 49-51, July 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School

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The Economics Structure of Renegotiation and Dispute Resolution in the WTO/GATT System

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, Part 2
Posted: 04 Apr 2002
Warren F. Schwartz and Alan O. Sykes
Georgetown University Law Center and Stanford University - Law School

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Subrogation and Insolvency

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, No. 2, Part 1, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Oct 2001
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School

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Regulatory Competition or Regulatory Harmonization? A Silly Question?

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 257-264, June 2000
Posted: 17 Sep 2000
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School

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Regulatory Protectionism and the Law of International Trade

University of Chicago Law Review, Winter 1999
Posted: 24 Nov 1999
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School

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The (Limited) Role of Regulatory Harmonization in International Goods and Services Markets

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999
Posted: 01 Apr 1999
Alan O. Sykes
Stanford University - Law School

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