Michael J. Trebilcock

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Professor and Chair in Law and Economics

78 and 84 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Kevin E. Davis and Michael J. Trebilcock
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,391 (2,714)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Law and development, legal reform, empirical legal studies

2.

Trade Policy and Labour Standards: Objectives, Instruments, and Institutions

U Toronto Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 May 2002
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 775 (21,211)
Citation 2

Abstract:

trade policy, labour standards

3.

Path Dependence, Development, and the Dynamics of Institutional Reform

University of Toronto Law Journal, 2009, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Mariana Mota Prado and Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 679 (22,781)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Institutional theories, path dependence, rule of law, property rights, and development reforms

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Property Rights and Development: The Contingent Case for Formalization

U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Paul-Erik Veel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 561 (35,793)
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Citation 3

Private Enforcement of Competition Laws

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 34, p. 461, 1996
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Kent Roach
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 396 (56,489)
Citation 3

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Private Enforcement of Competition Laws

Policy Options, Vol. 17, October 1997
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Kent Roach and Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 97 (217,599)
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Rethinking Consumer Protection Policy

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON CONSUMER ACCESS TO JUSTICE, Charles Rickett and Thomas Telfer, eds., Cambridge, 2003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 395 (50,192)
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The Canadian Experience with Deregulation

Queen's Univ. Law & Economics Paper No. 2005-03, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 May 2005
Edward Iacobucci, Michael J. Trebilcock and Ralph A. Winter
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 392 (55,203)

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8.

International Trade Policy and Domestic Food Safety Regulation: The Case for Substantial Deference by the WTO Dispute Settlement Body under the SPS Agreement

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE, David Kennedy, James Southwick, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Julie A. Soloway
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Downloads 380 (52,665)
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The Design of Competition Law Institutions and the Global Convergence of Process Norms: The GAL Competition Project

Forthcoming: THE DESIGN OF COMPETITION LAW INSTITUTIONS: GLOBAL NORMS, LOCAL CHOICES (Eleanor M. Fox & Michael J. Trebilcock, eds.) (Oxford University Press), NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2012
Eleanor M. Fox and Michael J. Trebilcock
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 378 (48,826)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Antitrust, enforcement, institutions, accountability, administrative law, international administrative law, due process, transparency, separation of functions, rule of law

10.

Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System

U. Toronto Law Working Paper Series No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 306 (54,690)

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11.

The Choice of Governing Instrument

Economic Council of Canada’s Regulatory Reference, 1982,
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN (deceased), University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 294 (65,576)
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12.

Critiquing the Critics of Economic Globalization

Journal of International Law and International Relations, Vol.1, pp. 213-238, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 222 (89,119)

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Between Institutions and Culture: The UNDP's Arab Human Development Reports 2002-2005

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 178 (133,646)

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Between Institutions and Culture: The UNDP's Arab Human Development Reports 2002-2005

Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Risk Regulation: Technocratic and Democratic Tools for Regulatory Reform

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 43, No. 4, 1998
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 May 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Jeremy Fraiberg
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 173 (120,596)

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15.

The Scope and Limits of Legal Paternalism: Altruism and Coercion in Family Financial Arrangements

THE THEORY OF CONTRACT LAW, Peter Benson, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Steven B. Elliott
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Independent
Downloads 170 (126,457)
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16.

Regulated Conduct and the Competition Act

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 492, 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 155 (146,159)

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17.

The Efficacy of the Tort System and its Alternatives: A Review of Empirical Evidence

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 30, p. 57, 1992
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Donald N. Dewees
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (143,064)

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Designing Competition Law Institutions

World Competition 25(3): 361–394, 2002,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2012
Michael J. Trebilcock and Edward Iacobucci
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 150 (121,698)
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19.

Special and Differential Treatment in Agricultural Trade: Breaking the Impasse

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Tracey D. Epps and Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Otago - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 142 (153,557)

Abstract:

agricultural trade, special and differential treatment, SDT, Doha Development Round, WTO, liberalization

20.

Testing the Limits of Freedom of Contract: Commercialization of Reproductive Technologies and Materials

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 32, p. 613, 1994
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 27 May 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock, Melody Martin, Anne Lawson and Penney J. Lewis
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and King's College London
Downloads 133 (156,260)

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21.

Scrambled Signals: Canadian Content Policies in a World of Technological Abundance

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, No. 301, pp. 1-34, January 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Lawson A. W. Hunter, Edward Iacobucci and Michael J. Trebilcock
Stikeman Elliott LLP, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 126 (158,988)

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Economic Growth and Innovation, Canadian Content, Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Digital Technology, Internet

22.

Punitive Damages: Divergence in Search of a Rationale

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 741, 1989
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Bruce Chapman and Michael J. Trebilcock
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Public Accountability in an Age of Contracting Out

Canadian Business L. J., Vol. 27, pp. 1-47, 1996
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Evan Atwood and Michael J. Trebilcock
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 112 (189,197)
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The Role of Crown Corporations in the Canadian Economy: An Analytical Framework

SPP Research Paper No. 12-9
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Edward Iacobucci and Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 111 (149,301)
Citation 1

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business, Canada Post, enterprise, government, intervention, market, private, privatization, public, state owned, Canada

25.

Taking Stock: Consumerism in the 1990s

Canadian Business L.J., Vol. 19, pp. 412-436, 1991
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 109 (169,328)

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The Medical Malpractice Explosion: An Empirical Assessment of Trends, Determinants, and Impacts

Melbourne U.L. Rev., Vol. 17, 1990
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
David G. Duff, Michael J. Trebilcock and Donald N. Dewees
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Institutional Design and the New Systemic Risk in Banking Crises

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2014
Anita I. Anand, Michael J. Trebilcock and Michael Rosenstock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto
Downloads 92 (170,324)

Abstract:

systemic risk; financial institutions

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Rethinking Price-Fixing Law

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, 1993
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Oct 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 83 (223,967)

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Merger Review in Regulated Industries

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 42, p. 157, 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Margaret Sanderson and Michael J. Trebilcock
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 80 (240,684)

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Multi-Disciplinary Professional Practices: A Consumer Welfare Perspective

Dalhousie Law Journal, Vol.24, pp.1-36, 2001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Lilla Csorgo
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 76 (237,086)

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The State of Efficiencies in Canadian Merger Policy

Canadian Competition Record, Vol. 19, p. 106, Winter 1999-2000
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Oct 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Ralph A. Winter
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 63 (266,174)
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Regulating Legal Competence

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 34, p. 444, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 58 (272,620)

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Electricity Restructuring: The Ontario Experience

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 161-192, 2000
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock and Ronald Daniels
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 57 (274,900)

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Making Hard Social Choices: Lessons from the Auto Accident Compensation Debate

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 4, 1992
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Bruce Chapman and Michael J. Trebilcock
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Let the Market Decide: The Case Against Mandatory Pick-and-Pay

C.D. Howe Institute e-Brief No. 184
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Sep 2014
Lawson A. W. Hunter, Edward Iacobucci and Michael J. Trebilcock
Stikeman Elliott LLP, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 53 (206,134)

Abstract:

Governance and Public Institutions, Telecommunications, broadcasting

36.

The Eco-Fee Imbroglio: Lessons from Ontario’s Troubled Experiment in Charging for Waste Management

C.D. Howe Institute Working Paper No. 316
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Andrew James Green and Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 51 (291,239)
Citation 1

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Economic Growth and Innovation, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Ontario, Canada, eco-fees, waste management life cycle cost

37.

The Political Economy of Emigration and Immigration

New York University Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Michael J. Trebilcock and Matthew Sudak
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 50 (261,922)

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Emigration, Immigration, Fiscal Effects

38.

Do Institutions Matter: A Comparative Pathology of the HIV-Infected Blood Tragedy

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 8, 1996
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock, Robert L. Howse and Ronald Daniels
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, New York University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Picking Up Big Bills from the Sidewalk: The Supply of and Demand for Quality Basic Education in India and Brazil

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jul 2014
Lindsey D. Carson, Joanna V. Noronha and Michael J. Trebilcock
Arnold & Porter, LLP, Harvard Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 35 (317,977)

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Basic education, India, Brazil, decentralization

40.

The Supreme Court and Strengthening the Conditions for Effective Competition in the Canadian Economy

(2001) 80 Canadian Bar Review 542-604
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 31 (362,782)

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'Formalizing' Land Tenure in First Nations: Evaluating the Case for Reserve Tenure Reform

Indigenous Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Jamie Baxter and Michael J. Trebilcock
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 30 (352,220)

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Formalization, land tenure reform

Enforcing WTO Obligations: What Can We Learn from Export Subsidies?

10(3) Journal of International Economic Law 653-683, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Andrew James Green and Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 16 (462,317)
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Enforcing WTO Obligations: What Can We Learn from Export Subsidies?

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 653-683, 2007
Posted: 27 Jun 2008
Michael J. Trebilcock
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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The Puzzle of Agricultural Exceptionalism in International Trade Policy

Journal of International Economic Law 18(2), 233-260, 2015
Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Michael J. Trebilcock and Kristen Pue
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

WTO, agriculture, trade, food, development

44.

The Role of Formal Contract Law and Enforcement in Economic Development

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 92, pp. 1517-1580, 2006
Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Michael J. Trebilcock and Jing Leng
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Hong Kong

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formal contract law and enforcement, economic development, 'China Enigma', 'East Asian Miracle'

45.

Electricity Restructuring in Canada

ELECTRICITY MARKET REFORM: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE, F. Sioshansi, W. Pfaffenberger, eds., Elsevier, 2006
Posted: 09 May 2006
Michael J. Trebilcock and Roy Hrab
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Independent

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Electricity Restructuring in Ontario

Energy Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 123-146, 2005
Posted: 17 Sep 2005
Michael J. Trebilcock and Roy Hrab
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Independent

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Ethnically Homogenous Elites in Developing Countries

Law and Policy in International Business, Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Kevin E. Davis, Michael J. Trebilcock and Bradley A Heys
New York University School of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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Ethnic conflict

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Legal Reforms and Development

Third World Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Kevin E. Davis and Michael J. Trebilcock
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Law and development