Published Research by Center Fellows

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Lynda L. Butler
Chancellor Professor of Law
  • Murr v. Wisconsin and the Inherent Limits of Regulatory Takings, 47 Fla. St. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming).
  • Property as a Management Institution, 82 Brook. L. Rev. 1215 (2017). SSRN.
  • The Horne Dilemma: Protecting Property's Richness and Frontiers, 75 Md. L. Rev. 787 (2016). SSRN.
  • The Governance Function of Constitutional Property, 48 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1687 (2015). SSRN.
  • The Resilience of Property, 55 Ariz. L. Rev. 847 (2013). SSRN.
  • The Pathology of Property Norms: Living Within Nature's Boundaries, 73 S. Cal. L. Rev. 927 (2000). SSRN.
  • The Politics of Takings: Choosing the Appropriate Decisionmaker, 38 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 749 (1997). Online.
Kevin S. Haeberle
Associate Professor of Law
  • Information Asymmetry and the Protection of Ordinary Investors, 53 UC Davis L. Rev. ___ (2019). SSRN.
  • A New Market-Based Approach for Securities Law, 85 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1313 (2018) (with M. Todd Henderson). SSRN.
  • Making a Market for Corporate Disclosure, 35 Yale J. Reg. 2 (2018) (with M. Todd Henderson). SSRN.
  • Discrimination Platforms, 42 J. Corp. L. 809 (2017). SSRN.
  • Evaluating Stock-Trading Practices and Their Regulation, 42 J. Corp. L. 887 (2017) (with Merritt B. Fox). SSRN.
  • Information-Dissemination Law: The Regulation of How Market-Moving Information Is Revealed, 101 Cornell L. Rev. 1373 (2016) (with M. Todd Henderson). SSRN.
  • Stock-Market Law and the Accuracy of Public Companies' Stock Prices, 2015 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 121 (2015), reprinted in Securities Law Review. SSRN.
Darian M. Ibrahim
Professor of Law

  • Crowdfunding Signals, 53 Ga. L. Rev. 197 (2019). SSRN.
  • Crowdfunding Without the Crowd, 95 N.C. L. Rev. 1481 (2017). Online.
  • Intrapreneurship, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1741 (2016). SSRN.
  • Equity Crowdfunding: A Market for Lemons?, 100 Minnesota L. Rev. 561 (2015). SSRN.
  • Co-author, Delaware's Familiarity, 52 San Diego L. Rev. 271 (2015) (with Brian Broughman). SSRN.
  • Co-author, Delaware Law as Lingua Franca: Theory and Evidence, 57 J.L. & Econ. 865 (2014) (with Brian J. Broughman and Jesse M. Fried). SSRN.
  • Co-author, Law and Entrepreneurial Opportunities, 98 Cornell L. Rev. 1533 (2013) (with D. Gordon Smith) (invited submission). SSRN.
  • Should Angel-Backed Start-Ups Reject Venture Capital?, 2 Mich. J. Private Equity & Venture Cap. L. 251 (2013). SSRN.
  • The New Exit in Venture Capital, 65 Vand. L. Rev. 1 (2012). SSRN.
  • Debt as Venture Capital, 2010 Ill. L. Rev. 1169 (2010). SSRN.
  • Financing the Next Silicon Valley, 87 Wash. U. L. Rev. 717 (2010). SSRN.
  • Individual or Collective Liability for Corporate Directors?, 93 Iowa L. Rev. 929 (2008). SSRN.
  • The (Not so) Puzzling Behavior of Angel Investors, 61 Vand. L. Rev. 1405 (2008). SSRN.
Alan J. Meese
Ball Professor of Law
  • Co-author, Were the 1982 Merger Guidelines Old News?, 13 J. Comp. L. & Econ. 577 (Oxford 2017)(with Sarah L. Stafford). Online.
  • Justice Scalia and Sherman Act Textualism, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2013 (2017) (invited submission). Online.
  • In Praise of All or Nothing Dichotomous Categories: Why Antitrust Law Should Reject the Quick Look, 104 Geo. L.J. 835 (2016). SSRN.
  • Co-author, Hobby Lobby, Corporate Law and the Theory of the Firm: Why For-Profit Corporations are RFRA Persons, 127 Harvard L. Rev. F. 273 (2014) (with Nathan B. Oman). SSRN.
  • Antitrust Federalism and State Restraints of Interstate Commerce: An Essay for Professor Hovenkamp, 100 Iowa L. Rev. 2161 (2015) (invited submission for Centennial Symposium). SSRN.
  • Antitrust, Regulatory Harm and Economic Liberty, 99 Iowa L. Rev. Bulletin 115 (2014). SSRN.
  • Robert Bork's Forgotten Role in the Transaction Cost Revolution, 79 Antitrust L.J. 953 (2014). SSRN.
  • Competition Policy and the Great Depression: Lessons Learned and a New Way Forward, 23 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 255 (2014). SSRN.
  • Assorted Anti-Leegin Canards: Why Resistance is Misguided and Futile, 40 Fla. St. L. Rev. 908 (2013). SSRN.
  • Market Power and Contract Formation: How Outmoded Economic Theory Still Distorts Antitrust Doctrine, 88 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1291 (2013). SSRN.
  • Reframing the (False?) Choice Between Purchaser Welfare and Total Welfare: How the Partial Equilibrium Trade-off Model Distorts Normative Antitrust Debate, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 2197 (2013). (invited submission) SSRN.
  • Standard Oil as Lochner's Trogan Horse, 85 S. Cal. L. Rev. 783 (2012). SSRN.
  • Section 2 Enforcement and the Great Recession: Why Less (Enforcement) Might Mean More (GDP), 80 Fordham L. Rev. 1633 (2012). SSRN.
  • Reframing Antitrust in Light of Scientific Revolution: Accounting for Transaction Costs in Rule of Reason Analysis, 62 Hastings L.J. 457 (2010). SSRN.
  • Debunking the Purchaser Welfare Account of Section 2 of the Sherman Act: How Harvard Brought Us a Total Welfare Standard and Why We Should Keep It, 85 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 659 (2010). SSRN.
  • Competition and Market Failure in the Antitrust Jurisprudence of Justice Stevens, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 1775 (2006). SSRN.
  • Exclusive Dealing, the Theory of the Firm, and Raising Rivals' Costs: Toward a New Synthesis, 50 Antitrust Bulletin 371 (2005). SSRN.
  • Market Failure and Non-Standard Contracting: How The Ghost of Perfect Competition Still Haunts Antitrust, 1 J. Competition Law and Economics 21 (2005). SSRN.
  • Monopolization, Exclusion and the Theory of the Firm, 89 Minn. L. Rev. 743 (2005). SSRN.
  • Property, Aspen, and Refusals to Deal, 73 Antitrust L. J. 81 (2005). SSRN.
  • Property Rights and Intrabrand Restraints, 89 Cornell L. Rev. 553 (2004). SSRN.
  • Intrabrand Restraints and the Theory of the Firm, 83 N.C. L. Rev. 5 (2004). SSRN.
  • Price Theory, Competition, and the Rule of Reason, 2003 Ill. L. Rev. 77. SSRN.
  • The Team Production Theory of Corporate Law: A Critical Assessment, 43 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1629 (2002). SSRN.
  • Don't Disintegrate Microsoft (Yet), 9 Geo. Mason L. Rev. (2001). SSRN.
  • Farewell to the Quick Look: Redefining the Scope and Content of the Rule of Reason, 68 Antitrust L. J. 461 (2000). SSRN.
  • Liberty and Antitrust in the Formative Era, 79 B.U. L. Rev. 1 (1999). SSRN.
  • Monopoly Bundling in Cyberspace: How Many Products Does Microsoft Sell?, 44 Antitrust Bulletin 65 (1999). SSRN.
  • Regulation of Franchisor Opportunism and the Production of the Institutional Framework: Federal Monopoly or Competition Between the States?, 23 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol. 61 (1999). SSRN.
  • Tying Meets the New Institutional Economics: Farewell to the Chimera of Forcing, 146 U. Penn. L. Rev. 1 (1997). SSRN.
  • Price Theory and Vertical Restraints: A Misunderstood Relation, 45 UCLA L. Rev. 143 (1997). SSRN.
  • Will, Judgment and Economic Liberty: Mr. Justice Souter and the Mistranslation of the Due Process Clause, 41 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (1999). SSRN.
  • Antitrust Balancing in a (Near) Coasean World: The Case of Franchise Tying Contracts, 95 Mich. L. Rev. 111 (1996). SSRN.
  • Limitations on Corporate Speech: Protection for Shareholders, or Abridgement of Expression?, 2 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 305 (1993). SSRN.
  • Inadvertent Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege by Disclosure of Documents: An Economic Analysis, 23 Creighton L. Rev. 513 (1990). SSRN.
Nathan B. Oman
Rollins Professor of Law
  • Beyond Gift and Bargain: Some Suggestions for Increasing Kidney Donations by Generating Trust in NEAD Chains, 81 Law & Contemp. Probs. 37 (2018) (invited submission). Online.
  • Commerce, Religion, and the Rule of Law, 6 J.L. Rel. & St. 213 (2018). SSRN.
  • Reconsidering Contractual Consent: Why We Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Boilerplate and Other Puzzles, 83 Brook. L. Rev. 215 (2017). SSRN.

  • The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law, University of Chicago Press 2017.
  • Doux Commerce, Religion, and the Limits of Antidiscrimination Law, 92 Ind. L.J. 693 ( 2016). SSRN.
  • Need for a Law of Church and Market, 64 Duke L.J. Online 141 (2015). SSRN.
  • Co-Author, Hobby Lobby, Corporate Law and the Theory of the Firm: Why For-Profit Corporations are RFRA Persons, 127 Harvard L. Rev. F. 273 (2014) (with Alan Meese). SSRN.
  • Markets as a Moral Foundation of Contract Law, 98 Iowa L. Rev. 183 (2012). SSRN.
  • A Pragmatic Defense of Contract Law, 98 Georgetown L. J. 77 (2009). SSRN.
  • The Failure of Economic Interpretations of Contract Damages, 64 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 829 (2007). SSRN.
  • Book Review, Unity and Pluralism in Contract Law, 103 Mich. L. Rev. 1483 (2005). SSRN.
  • Corporations and Autonomy Theories of Contract: A Critique of the New Lex Mercatoria, 82 Denv. U. L. Rev. 101 (2005). SSRN.
  • Statutory Interpretation in Econotopia, 25 Pace L. Rev. 49 (2004). SSRN.
Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
Associate Professor of Law
  • Infringement, Unbound, 32 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 117 (2018). SSRN.
  • The Intellectual Property Hostage in Trade Retaliation, 76 Md. L. Rev. 169 (2016). SSRN.
  • Patents Absent Adversaries, 81 Brook. L. Rev. 1073 (2016). SSRN.
  • Free Trade in Patented Goods: International Exhaustion for Patents, 29 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 317 (2014). SSRN.
  • Tailoring Remedies to Spur Innovation, 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 733 (2012). SSRN.
Sarah L. Stafford
Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Law
  • Co-author, Developing a Framework to Identify Local Business and Government Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise: A Case Study of Coastal Virginia, 47 J. Coastal Management 44 (2019) (with Alexander D. Renaud). Online.
  • Co-author, The Clean Air Act Watch List and Federal Oversight of State Enforcement Efforts, 93 J. Envtl. Econ. & Management 170 (2019) (with Mary F. Evans). Online.

  • Co-author, Were the 1982 Merger Guidelines Old News?, 13 J. Comp. L. & Econ. 577 (Oxford 2017) (with Alan J. Meese). Online.
  • Environmental Management Systems and Compliance at Small and Lightly Regulated Facilities: Evidence from the New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Program, 49 J. Reg. Econ. 292 (2016). Springer.
  • Standardization and the Impacts of Voluntary Program Participation: Evidence from Environmental Auditing, 43 Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 10 (2015). Elsevier.
  • Do Carrots Work? Examining the Effectiveness of EPA's Compliance Assistance Program, 31J. Pol'y Analysis & Mgmt. 533 (2012). Wiley Online.
  • Private Policing of Environmental Performance: Does It Serve Public Goals?, 39 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 73 (2012). SSRN.
  • Co-author, Do Environmental Audits Improve Long-Term Compliance: Evidence from Manufacturing Facilities in Michigan, 40 J. Reg. Econ. 279 (2011). Online.
  • Outsourcing Enforcement: Principles to Guide Self-Policing Regimes, 33 Cardozo L. Rev. 2293 (2011). SSRN.
  • Self-Policing in a Targeted Enforcement Regime, 74 S. Econ. Rev. 934 (2008). JSTOR.
  • Can Consumers Enforce Environmental Regulations? The Role of the Market in Hazardous Waste Compliance, 31 J. Reg. Econ. 83 (2007). Springer.
  • Should You Turn Yourself In? The Consequences of Environmental Self-Policing, 26 J. Pol'y Analysis & Mgmt. 305 (2007). Wiley Online.
  • Does Self-Policing Help the Environment? EPA's Audit Policy and Hazardous Waste Compliance, 6 Vermont J. Envt. L. 1 (2005). Hein Online.
  • Progress Toward Title IX Compliance: The Effect of Formal and Informal Enforcement Mechanisms, 85 Soc. Sci. Qtr. 1469 (2004). Wiley Online.
James Y. Stern
Associate Professor of Law
  • Right on Time: First Possession in Property and Intellectual Property, 99 B.U. L. Rev. 395 (2019) (with Dolan Oliar). SSRN.

  • The Essential Structure of Property Law, 115 Mich. L. Rev. 1167 (2017). SSRN.
  • Property, Exclusivity, and Jurisdiction, 100 Va. L. Rev. 111 (2014). SSRN.
  • Property's Constitution, 101 Cal. L. Rev. 277 (2013). SSRN.
  • ABC v. Aereo and the Humble Judge, 9 NYU J.L. Liberty 81 (2015). SSRN.
  • Indirect Purchaser Suits and Jurisdictional Competition, Global Comp. Rev. (2013). SSRN