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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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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 II: INJUNCTIONS

J. Gregory Sidak.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Manufacturing; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 33063 words.

Under what conditions may the holder of standard-essential patents (SEPs) seek to enjoin an infringing implementer without breaching the SEP holder's contract with the standard-setting...

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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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Repossession and the Democratization of Credit

Juliano J. Assunção, Efraim Benmelech and Fernando S. S. Silva.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Contract Law; Law and Economics. 13188 words.

We exploit a 2004 credit reform in Brazil that simplified the sale of repossessed cars used as collateral for auto loans. We show that the reform expanded credit to riskier, self-employed...

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Traynor (<i>Drennan)</i> Versus Hand (<i>Baird</i>)

Victor P. Goldberg.

in Journal of Legal Analysis

December 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Contract Law. 21803 words.

Most Contracts casebooks feature either Baird v. Gimbel or Drennan v. Star Paving to illustrate the limits on revocability of an offer. In this article an analysis of the case law yields...

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