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Simple Games in a Complex World: A Generative Approach to the Adoption of Norms
Uncovering the boundaries of legal rules and defining their proper limits have traditionally vexed students of the law. When must we regulate? When will behavior coalesce in an appropriate wayExpand
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The Google Book Search Settlement: A New Orphan-Works Monopoly?
This paper considers the proposed settlement agreement between Google and the Authors Guild relating to Google Book Search. Google boldly launched Google Book Search in pursuing its goal ofExpand
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A Simple Noncooperative Bargaining Model of Corporate Reorganizations
THE traditional view of bankruptcy law begins with the idea that diverse general creditors of a firm face a collective action problem when their corporate debtor becomes insolvent. These generalExpand
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The Razors-and-Blades Myth(s)
The razors-and-blades story offers a foundational understanding of a key area of economics and strategy: Invest in an installed base by selling the razor handles at low prices or even giving themExpand
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Antitrust and Regulation
Since the passage of the Interstate Commerce Act (1897) and the Sherman Act (1890), regulation and antitrust have operated as competing mechanisms to control competition. Regulation producedExpand
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The Law and Economics of Contract Damages
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Copyright and the Dmca: Market Locks and Technological Contracts
Copyright has emerged as a pliable tool, to be bent and shaped by firms and frequently with an eye towards disadvantaging competitors through the erection of entry barriers. The easy manner in whichExpand
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Competition and Privacy in Web 2.0 and the Cloud
With Web 2.0, we have once again changed how we use computers. That change has brought with it new intermediaries who sit at the crossroads of the matching and coordination that define how we use theExpand
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'Twombly', 'Leegin' and the Reshaping of Antitrust
This paper considers the four antitrust decisions in the Supreme Court's 2006 Term. It offers brief discussions of Weyerhaeuser and Credit Suisse. Weyerhaeuser is a small, modest decision. The CourtExpand
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