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Does Court Speed Shape Economic Activity? Evidence from a Court Reform in India

Matthieu Chemin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 11445 words.

This article investigates the impact of quick courts on firms' contracting behavior and economic performance. In 2002, the Code of Civil Procedure Amendment Act was enacted in India to...

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Expectation Damages and Bilateral Cooperative Investments

Daniel Göller.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contract Law; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Particular Labour Markets. 8898 words.

We examine the efficiency of the standard breach remedy expectation damages in a setting where the buyer invests cooperatively and the seller invests both cooperatively and selfishly....

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Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Theory of Negotiation in a Weak Contractual Environment

Rohan Pitchford and Mark L. J. Wright.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contract Law; International Law; Production and Organizations; International Finance; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 13392 words.

Why is it difficult to restructure sovereign debt in a timely manner? In this paper, we present a theory of the sovereign debt-restructuring process in which delay arises as individual...

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Intertemporal Choice and Legal Constraints

M. Keith Chen and Alan Schwartz.

in American Law and Economics Review

April 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Tax Law; Contract Law. 13623 words.

We study the effect of legal constraints in an environment in which agents face demand shocks they would like to smooth but also have weakness of will: agents' long and short run...

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THE MEANING OF FRAND, PART I: ROYALTIES

J. Gregory Sidak.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Property Law; Production and Organizations; Contract Law. 56828 words.

What does it mean for a patent holder to commit to a standard-setting organization (SSO) to license its standard-essential patents (SEPs) on fair, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory (FRAND)...

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Partnership dissolution, complementarity, and investment incentives

Jianpei Li and Elmar Wolfstetter.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Demographic Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Contract Law. 7984 words.

Partnerships form in order to take advantage of complementary skills; however, new opportunities may arise that make some partners' skills useless. We analyse partnerships that anticipate...

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Political Economy of Regulation of Broiler Contracts

Tomislav Vukina and Porametr Leegomonchai.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Contract Law; Agricultural Economics. 5450 words.

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Private Information and the Option to Not Sue: A Reevaluation of Contract Remedies

Ronen Avraham and Zhiyong Liu.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2012; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 10286 words.

In this paper, we study contracts with two-sided incomplete information. Prior literature on contract remedies does not formally account for the nonbreaching party's option to not sue for...

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Private Mechanisms, Informal Incentives, and Policy Intervention in Agricultural Contracts

Jack Schieffer and Steven Wu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Contract Law; Agricultural Economics. 4273 words.

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Producer Protection Legislation and Termination Damages in the Presence of Contracting Frictions

Steven Y. Wu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Contract Law. 8921 words.

This study models producer protection legislation (PPL) that would grant growers the right to claim damages if their contracts are prematurely terminated. In the absence of contracting...

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