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Below is a list of publications in the George Mason Working Papers in Law and Economics series, listed by year, with most recent publications first.

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1998

  • Votes and Outcomes: A Property-Based Theory of Political Decision-Making
    By:
    No. 98-04
    Date Posted: 1998
    [Abstract ]
  • Fact-Finding in the Legal Procedure: An Experimental Comparison of Adversarial Versus Inquisitorial Regimes
    By: Michael Block, Jeffrey Parker, Libor Dusek
    No. 98-03
    Date Posted: 1998
  • Limited Liability Unlimited
    By:
    No. 98-02
    Date Posted: 1998
    [Abstract ]
  • Did the Corporate Sentencing Guidelines Matter?: Some Preliminary Empirical Observations
    By: Jeffrey Parker
    No. 98-01
    Date Posted: 1998

1997

  • Adversarial Versus Inquisitorial Legal Procedure: Some Experimental Evidence
    By: Libor Dusek, Olga Vyborna, Jeffrey Parker, Michael Block
    No. 97-11
    Date Posted: 1997
  • Emerging Markets Securitization: The Case of the Disappearing Political Risk
    By:
    No. 97-10
    Date Posted: 1997
  • Liability Without Fault and Communal Responsibility in Ancient Legal Systems
    By:
    No. 97-08
    Date Posted: 1997
  • The Genesis of Liability in Ancient Law
    By:
    No. 97-06
    Date Posted: 1997
    [Abstract ]
  • The Market For Votes: Coasian Bargaining in An Arrovian Setting
    By:
    No. 97-05
    Date Posted: 1997
    [Abstract ]
  • The Economics of Partnership
    By:
    No. 97-04
    Date Posted: 1997
    [Abstract ]
  • Ethical Rules, Agency Costs and Law Firm Structure
    By:
    No. 97-03
    Date Posted: 1997
    [Abstract ]
  • Eficiency, Politics and Evolution in Corporate Law
    By:
    No. 97-02
    Date Posted: 1997
  • Defederalizing Partnership Break-Up
    By:
    No. 97-01
    Date Posted: 1997
    [Abstract ]

1996

  • The Canadian Keiretsu
    By: Francis Buckley
    No. 96-07
    Date Posted: 1996
    [Abstract ]
  • The Illogic and Limits of Partnership Bankruptcy
    By:
    No. 96-06
    Date Posted: 1996
    [Abstract ]
  • Adversarial Versus Inquisitorial Procedure: Some Experimental Evidence
    By: Libor Dusek, Olga Vyborna, Jeffrey Parker, Michael Block
    No. 96-05
    Date Posted: 1996
  • Why Financial Appearances Might Matter: An Explanation For "Dirty Pooling" and Other Financial Cosmetics
    By:
    No. 96-04
    Date Posted: 1996
    [Abstract ]
  • The Law and Economics of Post-Civil War: Restrictions on Interstate Migration By African-Americans
    By: David Bernstein
    No. 96-03
    Date Posted: 1996
    [Abstract ]
  • Loosening the FDA's Certification Monopoly: Tort and Other Economic Implications
    By: Michael Krauss
    No. 96-02
    Date Posted: 1996
  • Property Rights in Personal Information: An Economic Defense of Privacy
    By:
    No. 96-01
    Date Posted: 1996

1995

  • Standing and Social Choice: Historic Evidence
    By:
    No. 95-15
    Date Posted: 1995
  • Securitization: A Low Cost Sweetener For Lemons
    By:
    No. 95-14
    Date Posted: 1995
    [Abstract ]
  • Junk Science in the Commonwealth
    By: David Bernstein
    No. 95-13
    Date Posted: 1995
  • The Scope of Section 12(2) of the Securities Act of 1993: A Legal and Economic Analysis
    By: Peter Letsou
    No. 95-12
    Date Posted: 1995
    [Abstract ]
  • Calculating Tort Damages For Lost Future Earnings: Taxes, Inflation and Risk
    By: , Michael Krauss
    No. 95-11
    Date Posted: 1995
  • The Past and Future of the Individual's Right To Arms
    By: Nelson Lund
    No. 95-10
    Date Posted: 1995
  • Divorce, Legal Rules, and Free Spirits
    By:
    No. 95-09
    Date Posted: 1995
    [Abstract ]
  • Naive, Biased, Yet Bayesian: Can Juries Interpret Selectively Produced Evidence?
    By: Luke Froeb, Bruce Kobayashi
    No. 95-08
    Date Posted: 1995
  • Evolution and Spontaneous Uniformity: Evidence From the Evolution of the Limited Liability Company
    By: Bruce Kobayashi, Larry Ribstein
    No. 95-07
    Date Posted: 1995
    [Abstract ]
  • The Bankruptcy Puzzle
    By: , Francis Buckley
    No. 95-06
    Date Posted: 1995
    [Abstract ]
  • Why Can't A Woman Be More Like A Man? Or Do Gender Differences Affect Choice?
    By:
    No. 95-05
    Date Posted: 1995
  • The Market For Deadbeats
    By: , Francis Buckley
    No. 95-04
    Date Posted: 1995
  • Retroactivity, Institutional Incentives, and the Politics of Civil Rights
    By: Nelson Lund
    No. 95-03
    Date Posted: 1995
  • The Rise of Large Deficits: What Really Happened in 1981
    By: Timothy Muris
    No. 95-01
    Date Posted: 1995

1994

  • Standing Back From the Forest: Justiciability and Social Choice
    By:
    No. 94-07
    Date Posted: 1994
  • Foundations of Franchise Regulation: Issues and Evidence
    By: Timothy Muris, Howard Beales
    No. 94-06
    Date Posted: 1994
  • A Transaction Cost Theory of Corporate Finance, With Applications To Security, Bankruptcy, and the Nature of Economic Organization
    By: D. Bruce Johnsen
    No. 94-05
    Date Posted: 1994
  • Legislative Organization of Fiscal Policy.
    By: Mark Crain, Timothy Muris
    No. 94-04
    Date Posted: 1994
  • An Economic Analysis of Performance Rights: Some Implications of the Copyright Act of 1976.
    By: Ben Yu, Bruce Kobayashi
    No. 94-03
    Date Posted: 1994
  • Limited Liability Company: Theories and Evidence
    By:
    No. 94-02
    Date Posted: 1994
  • Immigration and the Market For Migrants
    By: Francis Buckley
    No. 94-01
    Date Posted: 1994

1993

  • The American Fresh Start: Why Can't A Person Be More Like A Firm?
    By: Francis Buckley
    No. 93-08
    Date Posted: 1993
  • No Armistice at 11: A Commentary on the Supreme Court's 1993 Amendment To Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
    By: Jeffrey Parker, Bruce Kobayashi
    No. 93-07
    Date Posted: 1993
  • Misguided Renaissance of Social Choice
    By: Maxwell Stearns
    No. 93-06
    Date Posted: 1993
  • Competition in the Production of Costly Information: An Economic Analysis of Adversarial Versus Court-Appointed Presentation of Expert Testimony
    By: Luke Froeb, Bruce Kobayashi
    No. 93-05
    Date Posted: 1993
  • A Theory of Uniform Laws
    By: Bruce Kobayashi
    No. 93-04
    Date Posted: 1993
  • What Do Judges and Justice Maximize? (the Same Thing Everybody Else Does).
    By: Richard Posner
    No. 93-03
    Date Posted: 1993
  • American Stay
    By: Francis Buckley
    No. 93-02
    Date Posted: 1993
  • Insider Trading: Risk Premiums and Confidence Games.
    By: Henry Manne
    No. 93-01
    Date Posted: 1993