Richard A. Posner

University of Chicago Law School

Senior Lecturer; and Judge, 7th Court of Appeal

1111 E. 60th St.

LBQ 611

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Antitrust in the New Economy

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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Law School Rankings

Indiana U School of Law Symposium on the Next Generation of Law School Rankings Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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The Law and Economics of Contract Interpretation

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Nov 2004
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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Orwell Versus Huxley: Economics, Technology, Privacy, and Satire

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 1999
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 404, The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 775-831, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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judicial behavior, judicial votes, judicial ideology, public choice, attitudinal theory, law and politics

Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University - John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business
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Rational, Judicial, Behavior, Statistical, Supreme Court, Landes, Posner

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An Economic Approach to the Law of Evidence

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 May 1999
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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Indefinitely Renewable Copyright

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2002
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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intellectual property, property rights

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The Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

Number of pages: 108 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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An Economic Analysis of Legal Rulemaking

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 257-286, 1974
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2008
Isaac Ehrlich and Richard A. Posner
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Law School
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Law Economics, Rules and Discretion, Judge-Made Rule

The Long-Run Growth in Obesity as a Function of Technological Change

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 1999
Richard A. Posner and Tomas Philipson
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago
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The Long-Run Growth in Obesity as a Function of Technological Change

NBER Working Paper No. w7423
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Tomas Philipson and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Law School
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Market Signaling of Personal Characteristics

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 1999
Gertrud M. Fremling and Richard A. Posner
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California at Lo and University of Chicago Law School
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Citation 121

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Micro-Symposium: Richard Posner's 'What is Obviously Wrong with the Federal Judiciary'

20 Green Bag 2d 81 (2016)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, SUNY Cortland, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, University of Chicago - Law School, Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
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Kelsen, Schmitt, sovereignty, positivism, originalism, Potter Stewart, Warren Burger, ejusdem, generis, eiusdem, Latin, Loeb, jargon, headings, subheadings, Blaisdell, Brown, Obergefell, Anthony Kennedy, Regan, Lujan

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The Theory and Practice of Citations Analysis, with Special Reference to Law and Economics

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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Citation 120

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The Management of Staff by Federal Court of Appeals Judges

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 531, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Mitu Gulati and Richard A. Posner
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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Federal Courts, Management of Law Clerks, Court Administration

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One-Sided Contracts in Competitive Consumer Markets

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, pp. 827-836, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 534
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Richard A. Posner
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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contracts, standard form contracts, contracts of adhesion, reputation, opportunism, observability

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Theories of Economic Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w0041
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2022
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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Why (and When) Judges Dissent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2010
Lee Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Southern California, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Harmless Error

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Harmless Error

Posted: 20 Mar 2001
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School

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The Evolution of a Legal Rule

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Anthony Niblett, Richard A. Posner and Andrei Shleifer
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Evolution, Legal Rule, Convergence, Tort, Contract

The Evolution of a Legal Rule

NBER Working Paper No. w13856
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Anthony Niblett, Richard A. Posner and Andrei Shleifer
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Inferring the Winning Party in the Supreme Court from the Pattern of Questioning at Oral Argument

University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Lee Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Southern California, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Supreme Court, judicial behavior

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Status Signaling and the Law, with Particular Application to Sexual Harassment

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 May 1999
Gertrud M. Fremling and Richard A. Posner
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California at Lo and University of Chicago Law School
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The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 122, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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Judicial clerkships, judges

The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

NBER Working Paper No. w13213
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2022
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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The Economics of Presidential Pardons and Commutations

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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remissions, perogative

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Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w0146
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 28 May 2022
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Social Costs of Monopoly and Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w0055
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
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The Independent Judiciary in an Interest-Group Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w0110
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Statutory Interpretation on the Bench: A Survey of Forty-Two Judges on the Federal Courts of Appeals

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 131, No. 5, p. 1298, 2018, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 673, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 635
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 May 2018
Abbe R. Gluck and Richard A. Posner
Yale University - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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textualism, purposivism, statutory interpretation, legislation, judicial decisionmaking, chevron, administrative law

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The Private Enforcement of Law

NBER Working Paper No. w0062
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 08 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2022
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Altruism in Law and Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w0217
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Is the Obesity Epidemic a Public Health Problem? A Decade of Research on the Economics of Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w14010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 May 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2022
Tomas Philipson and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Law School
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Adjudication as a Private Good

NBER Working Paper No. w0263
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Antitrust and the Not-for-Profit Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w8126
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Tomas Philipson and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Law School
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Antitrust in the Not-for-Profit Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w12132
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2022
Tomas Philipson and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Law School
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Salvors, Finders, Good Samaritans and Other Rescuers: An Economic Study of Law and Altruism

NBER Working Paper No. w0227
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Intelligence Failures: An Organizational Economics Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5186
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Sep 2005
Luis Garicano, Luis Garicano and Richard A. Posner
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)IE Business School and University of Chicago Law School
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Organizational economics, intelligence reform, war on terrorism

An Economic Analysis of the Use of Citations in the Law

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 381-406, 2000
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School

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An Economic Analysis of the Use of Citations in the Law

Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School

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Cost-Benefit Analysis: Definition, Justification, and Comment on Conference Papers

Posted: 24 Jan 2001
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School

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Antitrust Law, by Richard a. Posner

ANTITRUST LAW, by Richard A. Posner, University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Jan 2001
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School

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Is the Ninth Circuit Too Large? A Statistical Study of Judicial Quality

Posted: 02 Aug 2000
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School

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Creating and Enforcing Norms, with Special Reference to Sanctions

Posted: 12 May 2000
Richard A. Posner and Eric Bennett Rasmusen
University of Chicago Law School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy

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