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1.

Coase, Knight, and the Nexus-of-Contracts Theory of the Firm: A Reflection on Reification, Reality, and the Corporation as Entrepreneur Surrogate

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 1,101
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The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 8, 2016, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
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3.

Social Conceptions of the Corporation: Insights from the History of Shareholder Voting Rights

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 1347, 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Before Competition: Origins of the Internal Affairs Doctrine

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Boston University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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5.

A Short History of the Choice-of-Law Clause

91 University of Colorado Law Review 1147 (2020), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina School of Law
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6.

The First 50 Years of the US Stock Market: New Evidence on Investor Total Return Including Dividends, 1793-1843

Number of pages: 142 Posted: 19 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2021
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 391
7.

The Dynamics of a Financial Crisis: The Panic of 1907 and the Subprime Crisis

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 386
8.

Illuminating Innovation: From Patent Racing to Patent War

Washington and Lee Law Review 69 (2012): 1891-1947
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Downloads 366
9.

Has the Quality of Accounting Education Declined?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Florida
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10.

American Indian Entrepreneurs: Unique Challenges, Unlimited Potential

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 40, 2008, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-20
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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The Quasi War Cases—And Their Relevance to Whether Letters of Marque and Reprisal Constrain Presidential War Powers

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 465-500, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Criterion Economics, Inc.
Downloads 335
12.

The Narrative and the Algorithm: Genres of Credit Reporting from the Nineteenth Century to Today

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Florida International University
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13.

Public Health Shocks and Product Pricing Behavior: Evidence from Life Insurance during the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2021
Working Paper Series
Warrington College of Business, University of Florida and KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance
Downloads 281
14.

Equity Without Chancery: The Fusion of Law and Equity in the Field Code of Civil Procedure, New York 1846-76

The Journal of Legal History, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2015): 152-191
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
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15.

The 'Overly-Broad' Selden Patent, Henry Ford and Development in the Early US Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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16.

A Long View of Shareholder Power: From the Antebellum Corporation to the Twenty-First Century

67 Florida Law Review, 2015 Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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17.

What do Ads Buy? Daily Coverage of Listed Companies on the Italian Press

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEPA and University of Pavia
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18.

Before Competition: Origins of the Internal Affairs Doctrine

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-7, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-8
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law

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A History of Appalachian Coal Mines

"LEGAL PROBLEMS OF COAL MINE RECLAMATION: A STUDY IN MARYLAND, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA," Washington, DC: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, pp. 3-18, 1972
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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The Big Meat: The Beef Trust, Regulatory Capture, and Government Intervention

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Florida Southern College
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Introducing a New Database of 19th Century Railroads Before Cowles and Macaulay

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2021
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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22.

Antitrust: Where Did It Come from and What Did It Mean?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Connecticut
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23.

Marriage and Law Reform: Lessons from the Nineteenth Century Michigan Married Women’s Property Acts

20 Tex. J. Women & L. 1 (2011)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
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24.

Economic Effects of Runs on Early ‘Shadow Banks’: Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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25.

Business Rivalry in the Colonial Atlantic: A Five Forces Analysis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Mount Royal University - Bissett School of Business
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26.

The Right of Publicity's Intellectual Property Turn

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2019, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-21
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Dispersed Capital and Moral Authority: The Paradox of Success in the Unregulated 19th Century New York Capital Markets

Law & Business Review of the Americas, Vol. 12, p. 303, November 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
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The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-47
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale SOM

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Internal Auditing in Mid-Nineteenth Century Railroad Companies: Comparing the Practices of American and British Railroads

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration, Osaka Sangyo University and Hokkaido University
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31.

Convenient Prices, Currency, and Nominal Rigidity: Theory with Evidence from Newspaper Prices

FRB of Kansas City Research Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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A Study of Exclusionary Coalitions: The Canadian Sugar Combination, 1887–1889

Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-18
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA and New York University School of Law

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Property to Market: The Transformation of Business Investments in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
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Yesterday's Bad Times are Today's Good Old Times: Retail Price Changes in the 1890s Were Smaller, Less Frequent, and More Permanent

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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America’s First Culinary Revolution, or How a Girl from Gopher Prairie Came to Dine on Eggs Fooyung

ECONOMIC EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTIONS IN HISTORICAL TIME, pp. 419-445, Paul Rhode, Joshua Rosenbloom, David Weiman, eds., Stanford University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Riverside
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The Undiscovered Country: Northern Views of the Defeated South and the Political Background of the Fourteenth Amendment

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 2004, pp. 411-428.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Baltimore School of Law
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37.

Let the Preseason Begin: Want to Play?

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 235-243, Winter 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Entrepreneurial Tweaking: An Empirical Study of Technology Diffusion Through Secondary Inventions and Design Modifications by Start-Ups

European Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 148-170
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
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Estimation of Models with Multiple-Valued Explanatory Variables

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Department of Economics and University of Iowa
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40.

FantasyLaw 2009: The Season, the Stars, and the Statistics

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 229-247, Winter 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Blood on the Tracks: Turn-of-the-Century Streetcar Injuries, Claims, and Litigation in Alameda County, California

U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 175 Posted: 08 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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42.

Historical Perspective (of the Chesapeake Bay)

Prof. Garrett Power, CHESAPEAKE BAY IN LEGAL PERSPECTIVE, Part 1, pp. 5-80, Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, March 1970
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 29 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Nineteenth Century Black and White US Statures: The Primary Sources of Vitamin D and Their Relationship with Height

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2497
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Scots Traders and Spanish Law in East Florida

in Serge Dauchy, Heikki Pihlajamäki, Albrecht Cordes and Dave De Ruysscher, eds., Colonial Adventures: Commercial Law and Practice in the Making 51-83 (Leiden: Brill, Forthcoming), Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-05
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
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The Twelfth Engine: A Confluence of Business Perspectives

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
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Toward A History of Canadian Wallpaper Use: Mechanization 1860-1935

Kelly, R. M. (2015). Toward A History of Canadian Wallpaper Use: Mechanization 1860-1935 . Material Culture Review, 80
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Sep 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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Merging the 21st Century into a Gilded Age, Fortune 500 Boardroom

This article describes the replication and installation of embossed gilded leather in the Metlife boardroom in New York City, which was first decorated with leather in 1894. The paper was presented at the 9th North American Textile Conservation Conference in San Francisco in 2013.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Sep 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and ArtCare Resources, LLC
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The Twelfth Engine: Tracks of the Mohegan

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
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Authors at Work: The Origins of the Work-for-Hire Doctrine

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 2001-21
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Building Community, Legitimating Consumption: Creating the U.S. Bicycle Market, 1876-1884

Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 417-446, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN