A Derivatives Market in Legal Academia
Green Bag, Vol. 12, 2009
5 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last revised: 13 Mar 2009
Date Written: February 26, 2009
Building on the success of derivatives markets in the financial arena, I show how similar markets can be used to hedge risk in legal academia. Prudent use of these markets will generate cash, mitigate errors in hiring, and increase the academic prestige of law schools. In short, they can do for legal academia what they have already done to the financial world.
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