Barbara Luppi

University of St. Thomas School of Law

Visiting Professor

2115 Summit Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55105

United States

Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and Economics

Viale Berengario 51

41100 Modena, Modena 41100

Italy

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Optimal Remedies for Bilateral Contracts

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-45
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2009
Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Vincy Fon
University of Minnesota - Law School, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Bilateral Contracts, Contract-Specific Investments, Remedies for Breach, Defense of Non-Performance, Preclusion Rules

Optimal Remedies for Bilateral Contracts

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-56
Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Vincy Fon
University of Minnesota - Law School, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Economics

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Executory Contracts, Remedies for Breach, Defense of Non-Performance, Preclusion Rule

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The Comparative Law and Economics of Frustration in Contracts

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Marta Cenini, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Milan - Faculty of Law, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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frustration of purpose, practical impossibility, economic impossibility, risk-allocation

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Environmental Protection for Developing Countries: The Polluter-Does-Not-Pay Principle

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2011
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi, Francesco Parisi and Shruti Rajagopalan
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law, University of Minnesota - Law School and Classical Liberal Institute, NYU School of Law
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environmental protection, polluter-pays principle, state laibility

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Self-Defeating Subsidiarity: An Economic Analysis

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2008
Emanuela Carbonara, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Subsidiarity, Rule Competition, Centralization, Economies of Scope

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Did the Dodd-Frank Act Impact Hedge Fund Performance?

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Wulf A. Kaal, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Sandra Paterlini
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
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Dodd-Frank Act, Hedge Funds, Performance, Regression Discontinuity Design, Difference-in-Difference Design

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Quantitative Methods in Comparative Law

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 May 2012
Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi and Barbara Luppi
University of Minnesota - Law School and Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law
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Comparative law and economics, welfare analysis, legal origins

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Litigation and Legal Evolution: Does Procedure Matter?

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Efficiency of the Common Law Hypothesis, Gordon Tullock, Rent-Seeking, English Rule, American Rule

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Double-Edged Torts

St. Thomas University School of Law Research Paper, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-57
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2013
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi, Francesco Parisi and Daniel Pi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law, University of Minnesota - Law School and University of Maine - School of Law
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role-uncertainty, specialized care, hybrid care, Restatement (Third) of Torts (2005) Sec. 3

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Biasing, Debiasing, and the Law

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-08, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Daniel Pi, Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi and Barbara Luppi
University of Maine - School of Law, University of Minnesota - Law School and Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law
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benevolent biasing, insulating strategies, cognitive leveraging

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Jury Size and the Hung-Jury Paradox

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-31, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Condorcet’s jury theorem, jury size, mistrial, cascade behavior

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Judicial Creativity and Judicial Errors: An Organizational Perspective

Journal of Institutional Economics (forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2011
Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi and Barbara Luppi
University of Minnesota - Law School and Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law
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judicial errors, stare decisis, jurisprudence constante

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Litigation as Rent-Seeking

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-07, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi and Barbara Luppi
University of Minnesota - Law School and Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law
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Litigation expenditures, rent-seeking, fee-shifting, bifurcation, evidence and discovery

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Behavioral Models in Tort Law

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-37, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-56
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Oct 2012
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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behavioral biases, social biases, memory biases, tort law

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Toward an Asymmetric Coase Theorem

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-55
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Coase Theorem, Property-Type Remedies, Liability-Type Remedies

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Beyond Liability: Correcting Optimism Bias Through Tort Law

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 47, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2010
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Unrealistic Optimism, Debiasing, Tort Remedies, Exemption of Liability

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Politics With(Out) Coase

International Review of Economics, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-44
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2012
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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political Coase theorem, political externalities, bargaining externalities, cyclicality

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Did the Dodd-Frank Act Impact Private Fund Performance? – Evidence from 2010-2015

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Wulf A. Kaal, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Sandra Paterlini
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
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Dodd-Frank Act, Private Funds, Performance, Regression Discontinuity Design

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Quantifying Reasonable Doubt

Rutgers University Law Review, Vol. 72, Issue 2 (2020)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Daniel Pi, Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi and Barbara Luppi
University of Maine - School of Law, University of Minnesota - Law School and Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law
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Reasonable Doubt, Standard of Proof, Blackstone's Ratio

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Optimal Timing of Legal Intervention: The Role of Timing Rules

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-45
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Legislation, timing, option value, rules, standards

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Optimal Territorial Scope of Laws

F. Parisi, V. Fon, SOURCES OF LAW: THE ECONOMICS OF LAWMAKING, Oxford University Press, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-44
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
Emanuela Carbonara, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Subsidiarity, Rule Competition, Centralization, Economies of Scope

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Incentive Effects of Class Actions and Punitive Damages Under Alternative Procedural Regimes

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-50
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Marta Cenini, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Milan - Faculty of Law, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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Punitive Damages, Class Actions, Loser-Pays Rule, Incentives

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Enforcing Bilateral Promises: A Comparative Law and Economics Perspective

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Francesco Parisi, Marta Cenini, Barbara Luppi and Barbara Luppi
University of Minnesota - Law School, University of Milan - Faculty of Law and Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law
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Bilateral Contracts, Reliance, Remedies for Breach, Defense of Non-Performance, Plaintiff in Default, Preclusion Rules

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Deterrence of Wrongdoing in Ancient Law

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-38
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Francesco Parisi, Daniel Pi, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Iole Fargnoli
University of Minnesota - Law School, University of Maine - School of Law, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Bern - School of Law
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retaliation, optimal enforcement, deterrence, ancient law

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Optimal Liability for Optimistic Tortfeasors

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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optimism bias, better-than-average effect, blind-spot bias, forgiveness strategies

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Presumption of Negligence

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Alice Guerra, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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burden of proof, cheapest evidence-producer, best discovery-bearer

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Are Sequential Trials Really Better than Unitary Trials?

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-23, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-38
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Sep 2012
Jef P. B. De Mot, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
Ghent University, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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rent-seeking, litigation expenditures, sequential litigation

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Subsidiarity for a Changing Union

Research Handbook on Economics of European Union Law, 95-110 (Elgar, 2012), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-52
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Emanuela Carbonara, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
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subsidiarity, centralization, devolution

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Jury Size and Voting Requirements for Criminal Convictions: Assessing the Tradeoffs

Supreme Court Economic Review 2020 28:, 221-236
Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2021
Alice Guerra, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School

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jury size, voting requirement, criminal trial

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Do Presumptions of Negligence Incentivize Optimal Precautions?

Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2021
Alice Guerra, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School

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legal presumption; presumed liability; care incentives; discovery errors

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Designing Optimal Juries

Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2020
Alice Guerra, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School

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jury size, voting requirement, standard of proof, criminal trial

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Standards of Proof and Civil Litigation: A Game-Theoretic Analysis

B.E. Theoretical Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 May 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Alice Guerra, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School

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litigation, standard of proof, litigation contest functions

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Productive and Unproductive Competition: A Unified Framework

Economia Politica (Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics), 2017
Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Alice Guerra, Barbara Luppi, Barbara Luppi and Francesco Parisi
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School

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Contests, Rent seeking, Unproductive competition, Productive competition, Patent races