Michael Heller

Columbia University - Columbia Law School

Lawrence A. Wien Professor of Real Estate Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

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“  I'm currently working on Mine: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives (Doubleday/Knopf, forthcoming 2021, with Jim Salzman). I also have a series of contract theory articles in draft with Hanoch Dagan.  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

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Lessons from Fiascos in Russian Corporate Governance

New York University Law Review
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jan 2000
Merritt B. Fox and Michael Heller
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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The Boundaries of Private Property

University of Michigan Law School, Law and Economics Working Paper No. 99-010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Dec 1999
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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The Boundaries of Private Property

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Mar 1999
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Freedom of Contracts

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 458
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2014
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,067 (24,436)
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The Liberal Commons

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Oct 2000
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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The Tragedy of the Anticommons: Property in the Transition from Marx to Markets

111 Harv. L. Rev. 621-688 (1998)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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The Choice Theory of Contracts (Introduction)

The Choice Theory of Contracts, Cambridge University Press, 2017, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-552, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 May 2017 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
Downloads 355 (101,519)

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contract, contract law, contract theory, private law theory, legal theory, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, family law, consumer protection, employment law

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Conflicts in Property

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Specific Performance

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-674, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 631
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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The Dynamic Analytics of Property Law

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jul 2005
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Property, analytics, legal theory, private, commons, public, state

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Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

20 Theoretical Inquiries L. (Forthcoming), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-595
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2019
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
Downloads 214 (170,896)
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Why Autonomy Must Be Contract’s Ultimate Value

Jerusalem Rev. Legal Stud. (2019, Forthcoming), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-615, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 600
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
Downloads 201 (181,256)
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Autonomy for Contract, Refined

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-598
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2018
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Choice Theory: A Restatement

chapter in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON PRIVATE LAW THEORY (Hanoch Dagan & Benjamin Zipursky eds., Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-637, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 616
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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contract, contract law, contract theory, private law theory, legal theory, jurisprudence, philosophy of law

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Gridlock Economy: How Too Much Ownership Wrecks Markets, Stops Innovation, and Costs Lives (Introduction)

Gridlock Economy: How Too Much Ownership Wrecks Markets, Stops Innovation, and Costs Lives (2010), ISBN: 978-0465018987
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research

Science, Vol. 280, May 1, 1998
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Sep 1998 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and Rebecca S. Eisenberg
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Can Contract Emancipate? Contract Theory and The Law of Work

23 Theoretical Inquiries L. (forthcoming 2022)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Apr 2021
Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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The Rose Theorem?

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2006, Columbia Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Land Assembly Districts

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 121, No. 6, p. 1465, 2008, Columbia Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and Roderick M. Hills Jr.
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law
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Deterrence and Distribution in the Law of Takings

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 5, March 1999
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and James E. Krier
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Revaluing Restitution: From the Talmud to Postsocialism (Reviewing Hanoch Dagan's Unjust Enrichment)

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 6, Pp. 1385-1412, 1999
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and Christopher Serkin
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
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Making Something Out of Nothing: The Law of Takings and 'Phillips V. Washington Legal Foundation'

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 7, pp. 285-301, 1999
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Sep 1999 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and James E. Krier
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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The Tragedy of the Anticommons: A Concise Introduction and Lexicon

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 76, Issue 1, pp. 6-25, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Michael Heller
Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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Citation 2
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