Encyclopedia of Law & Economics - 4300 Contract Formation

Adams, Michael (1984), '…konomische Analyse des Gesetzes zur Regelung des Rechts der Allgemeinen GeschŠftsbedingungen', in Neumann, M. (ed.), Ansprache, Eigentums- und VerfŸgungsrechte , Berlin, Duncker and Humblot, 655-680.

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Barnes, David W. and Stout, Lynn A. (1992), Economics of Contract Law , Minneapolis, West Publishing.

Barnett, Randy E. and Becker, Mary E. (1987), 'Beyond Reliance: Promissory Estoppel, Contract Formalities, and Misrepresenta tion', 15 Hofstra Law Review , 443 ff.

Baudenbacher, Carl (1983), 'echtliche Grundprobleme der Allgemeinen GeschŠftsbedingungen (Standard Term Clauses: Basic Problems of Economic, Liability and Procedural Law)', in Zurich, Schulthess (ed.), Wirtschafts- schuld- und verfahrens .

Bessone, Mario (1984), 'Gli standards" dei contratti di impresa e l'analisi economica del diritto (The "Standards" in Contracts and Economic Analysis)', Giurisprudenza di merito , 982-987.

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Bishop, William (1981), 'Negligent Misrepresentation: An Economic Reformulation', in Burrows, Paul and Veljanovski, Cento G. (eds.), The Economic Approach to Law , London, Butterworths, 167-186.

Bouckaert, Boudewijn and SchŠfer, Hans-Bernd (1995), 'Mistake of Law and the Economics of Legal Information', in Bouckaert, Boudewijn and De Geest, Gerrit (eds.), Essays in Law and Economics II: Contract Law, Regulation, and Reflections on Law & Economics , Antwerpen, Maklu, 217-245.

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Campbell, David (1997), 'The Relational Constitution of Contract and the Limits of Economics: Kenneth Arrow on the Social Background of Markets', in Deakin, Simon and Michie, Jonathan (eds.), Contracts, Co-operation and Competition: Studies in Economics, Management and Law , Oxford, Oxford University Press, 529-596.

Caruso, Daniela (1991), 'Relazioni precontrattuali e teoria dei giochi (Precontractual relations and game theory)', Quadrimestre , 810-832.

Caruso, Daniela (1991), 'Note in tema di danni precontrattuali, (Nota a Cass., 11 maggio 1990, n. 4051, Bellucci c. Min. difesa) (Notes about precontractual damages)', 1 Il Foro Italiano , 188-200.

Caruso, Daniela (1993), La culpa in contrahendo - L'esperienza statunitense e quella italiana (Culpa in contrahendo - The American and Italian experience) , Milano, Giuffr.

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Castermans, A.G. (1989), 'Schadevergoeding bij dwaling (Damages for Misrepresentation)', Rechtsgeleerd Magazijn Themis , 136-146.

Castermans, A.G. and Notermans, R. (1985), 'Naar een economische analyse van de mededelingsplicht bij dwaling (Towards an Economic Analysis of the Duty to Inform in Misrepresentation Law)',, 141-155.

Chisholm, Darlene C. (1996), 'Continuous Degrees of Residual Claimancy: Some Contractual Evidence', 3 Applied Economics Letters , 739-741.

Coleman, Jules, Heckathorn, Douglas D. and Maser,Steven M. (1989), 'A Bargaining Theory Approach to Default Provisions and Disclosure Rules in Contract Law', 12 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy , 639-709.

Craswell, Richard (1988), 'Precontractual Investigation as an Optimal Precaution Problem', 17 Journal of Legal Studies , 401-436.

Craswell, Richard (1996), 'Offer , Acceptance and Efficient Reliance', 48 Stanford Law Review , 481-553.

Curnes, Ellen J. (1987), 'Protecting the Virginia Homebuyer: A Duty to Disclose Defects', 73 Virginia Law Review , 459-481.

Daintith, Terence C. (1987), 'Oprettelse og anvendelse af langfristede kontrakter (The Creation and Use of Longterm Contracts)', in Blegvad, Britt-Mari & Collin, Finn (eds.), Virksomheden mellem ¢konomi og jura .

Dalzell, John (1942), 'Duress by Economic Pressure', 20 North Carolina Law Review , 237-277. Reprinted in Kronman, Anthony T. and Posner, Richard A. (eds.), The Economics of Contract Law, Boston, Little Brown, 1979, 67-72. Reprinted in in Goldberg, Victor P. (ed.), Readings in the Economics of Contract Law, 1989, 188-193.

De Geest, Gerrit (1995), 'Contracting by Way of Non-Simultaneous Assent: An Economic Analysis of Irrevocable Offers, Clauses for the Benefit of a Third Party, Assignments and Testaments', in Bouckaert, Boudewijn and De Geest, Gerrit (eds.), Essays in Law and Economics II: Contract Law, Regulation, and Reflections on Law & Economics , Antwerpen, Maklu, 9-27.

Diamond, Peter A. and Maskin, Eric (1979), 'An Equilibrium Analysis of Search and Breach of Contract, I: Steady States', 10 Bell Journal of Economics , 282-316.

Diamond, Peter A. and Maskin, Eric (1981), 'An Equilibrium Analysis of Search and Breach of Contract II: A Nonsteady State Example', 25 Journal of Economic Theory , 165-195.

Dnes, Anthony W. and Williams, V. Roffey (1995), 'The Law and Economics of Contract Modifications: The Case of', 15 International Review of Law and Economics , 225-240.

Duggan, A.J. (1982), 'An Economic Analysis of Standard Form Contracts', in Cranston, Ross and Schick, Anne (eds.), Law and Economics , Canberra, Australian National University, 145-162.

Duggan, A.J. (1995), 'Silence as Misleading Conduct: An Economic Analysis', in Richardson, Megan and Williams, Philip (eds.), The Law and the Market: Essays in Honour of Maureen Brunt , Melbourne, The Federation Press, 195-223.

Eisenberg, Melvin Aron (1979), 'Donative Promises', 47 University of Chicago Law Review , 1-33.

Eisenberg, Melvin Aron (1982), 'The Bargain Principle and Its Limits', 95 Harvard Law Review , 741-801.

Epstein, Richard A. (1975), 'Unconscionability: A Critical Reappraisal', 18 Journal of Law and Economics , 293-315.

Feeny, David, Berkes, Fikret, McCay, Bonnie J. and Acheson, James M. (1990), 'The Tragedy of the Commons: Twenty-Two Years Later', 18(1) Human Ecology , 1-19.

Fishman, Michael J. and Hagerty, Kathleen M. (1990), 'The Optimal Amount of Discretion to Allow in Disclosure', 104 Quarterly Journal of Economics , 427-444.

Fuller, Lon L. (1941), 'Consideration and Form', 41 Columbia Law Review , 799 ff. Reprinted in Kronman, Anthony T. and Posner, Richard A. (eds.), The Economics of Contract Law, Boston, Little Brown, 1979, 40-45.

Gallo, Paolo (1992), 'Errore sul valore, giustizia contrattuale e trasferimenti ingiustificati di ricchezza alla luce dell'analisi economica del diritto (Mistake on value, contractual justice and unjust enrichment)', Quadrimestre , 656-703.

Goldberg, Victor P. (1977), 'Competitive Bidding and the Production of Pre-contract Information', 8 Bell Journal of Economics , 250-261.

Holm, Hakan J. (1995), 'Computational Cost of Verifying Enforceable Contracts', 15 International Review of Law and Economics , 127-140.

Johnston, Jason Scott (1990), 'Strategic Bargaining and the Economic Theory of Contract Default Rules', 100 Yale Law Journal , 615-664.

Katz, Avery (1990), 'Your Terms or Mine: The Duty to Read the Fine Print in Contracts,', 21 Rand Journal of Economics , 518-537.

Katz, Avery (1990), 'The Strategic Structure of Offer and Acceptance: Game Theory and the Law of Contract Formation', 89 Michigan Law Review , 215-295.

Katz, Avery (1993), 'Transaction Costs and the Legal Mechanics of Exchange: When Should Silence in the Face of an Offer Be Construed as Acceptance?', 9 Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 77-97.

Katz, Avery (1996), 'The Economics of Promissory Estoppel in Preliminary Negotiations', 105 Yale Law Journal , 1249-1309.

Koboldt, Christian (1991), 'Kommentar on Schanze, Stellvertretung und škonomische Agentur-Theorie', in Ott, Claus and SchŠfer, Hans-Bernd (eds.), …konomische Probleme des Zivilrechts , Berlin, Springer, 76-86.

Koch, Harald (1981), 'Die …konomie der Gestaltungsrechte. Mšglichkeiten und Grenzen der škonomische Analyse des Rechts am Beispiel von KŸndiging und Anfechtung (The Economics of Dispositive Right. Possibilities)', in Bernstein, H., Drobnig, U. and Kštz, H. (eds.), Festschrift fŸr Konrad Zweigert zum 70. Geburtstag , TŸbingen, Mohr, 851-877.

Kornhauser, Lewis A. (1976), 'Unconscionability in Standard Forms', 64 California Law Review , 1151 ff.

Kostritsky, Juliet P. (1989), 'Illegal Contracts and Efficient Deterrence: A Study in Modern Contract Theory', 74 Iowa Law Review , 115-163.

Krauss, Michael I. (1986), 'L'affaire Lapierre: vers une thŽorie Žconomique de l'obligation quasi-contractuelle (The Lapierre Case: Toward an Economic Theory of the Quasi-Contractual Obligation)', 31 McGill Law Journal , 683-721.

Kronman, Anthony T. (1978), 'Mistake, Disclosure, Information, and the Law of Contracts', 7 Journal of Legal Studies , 1-34.

Kull, Andrew (1992), 'Reconsidering Gratuitous Promises', 21 Journal of Legal Studies , 39-65.

Lehmann, Michael (1980), 'Die Untersuchungs- und RŸgepflicht des KŠufers in BGB und HGB. Rechtsvergleichender †berblick - škonomische Analyse (The Duty to Examine and Notify a Defect in the German Civil and Commercial Code. A Comparitive Survey - Economic Analysis)', Wertpapiermitteilungen , 1162-1169.

Lehmann, Michael (1981), Vertragsanbahnung durch Werbung (Contract Formation by Advertising) , Muenchen, Beck.

Lehmann, Michael (1981), Vertragsanbahnung durch Werbung (Contract Preparing through Promotion) , MŸnchen, C.H. Beck.

MacNeil, Ian R. (1984), 'Bureaucracy and Contracts of Adhesion', 22 Osgoode Hall Law Journal , 5-28.

Mather, Henry (1982), 'Contract Modification under Duress', 33 North Carolina Law Review , 615-658.

Miceli, Thomas J. (1995), 'Contract Modification When Litigating for Damages Is Costly', 15 International Review of Law and Economics , 87-99.

Orlic, V. Miodrag (1993), Zakljucivanje ugovora (Conclusion of Contracts) , Institut za uporedno pravo, Beograd.

Ott, Claus (1991), 'Vorvertragliche AufklŠrungspflichten im Recht des GŸter- und Leistungsaustausches (Precontractual Obligation to Provide Information i)', in Ott, Claus and SchŠfer, Hans-Bernd (eds.), …konomische Probleme des Zivilrechts , Berlin, Springer, 142-162.

Ott, Claus (1995), 'Comment: Contracting by Way of Non-Simultaneous Assent in the German Civil Code', in Bouckaert, Boudewijn and De Geest, Gerrit (eds.), Essays in Law and Economics II: Contract Law, Regulation, and Reflections on Law & Economics , Antwerpen, Maklu, 29 ff.

Pacces, Alessio and Pardolesi, Roberto (1997), 'Clausole vessatorie in crisi d'identitˆ. Appunti di analisi economica del diritto (The identity crisis of unfair terms. Remarks of economic analysis of law)', in Furgiuele (ed.), Diritto privato , Padova.

Png, Ivan Paak-Liang and Lee T.K. (1990), 'The Role of Instalment Payments in Contracts for Services', 21 Rand Journal of Economics , 83-99.

Posner, Eric A. (1995), 'Contract Law in the Welfare State: A Defense of the Unconscionablility Doctrine, Usury Laws, and Related Limitations on the Freedom to Contract', 24 Journal of Legal Studies , 283-319.

Posner, Eric A. (1996), 'Norms, Formalitiies, and the Statute of Frauds : A comment on "Discovering Contract"', 145 University of Pennsylvania Law Review , 1971-1986.

Posner, Richard A. (1977), 'Gratuitous Promises in Economic and Law', 6 Journal of Legal Studies , 411-426.

Rasmusen, Eric and Ayres, Ian (1993), 'Mutual and Unilateral Mistake in Contract Law', 22 Journal of Legal Studies , 309-343.

Robinson, Thorton (1983), 'Enforcing Extorted Contract Modifications', 68 Iowa Law Review , 699-707.

Roth, Gabriel (1977), 'Der Schutzzweck richterlicher Kontrolle von AGB' (The Protection Goal of the Judicial Control of Standard Term Clauses)', 4(2) …sterreichische Zeitschrift fŸr Wirtschaftsrecht , 32-37.

Rottenberg, Simon (1985), 'Mistaken Judicial Activism: Proposed Constraints on Creditor Remedies', 4 Cato Journal , 335-350. Reprinted in Dorn, James A. and Manne, Henry G. (eds.), Economic Liberties and the Judiciary, Fairfax, George Mason University Press, 1987, 335-349.

Schanze, Erich (1991), 'Stellvertretung und škonomische Agentur-Theorie - Probleme und WechselbezŸge (The Law of Agency and Agency Theory - Problems and Relations)', in Ott, Claus and SchŠfer, Hans-Bernd (eds.), …konomische Probleme des Zivilrechts , Berlin, Springer, 60-75.

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Schwartz, Alan (1977), 'A Re-examination of Nonsubstantive Unconscionability', 63 Virginia Law Review , 1053-1083.

Shavell, Steven (1991), 'An Economic Analysis of Altriusm and Deferred Gifts', 20 Journal of Legal Studies , 401-421.

Smith, Janet Kiholm and Smith, Richard L. (1990), 'Contract Law, Mutual Mistake, and Incentives to Produce and Disclose Information', 19 Journal of Legal Studies , 467-488.

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Trebilcock, Michael J. (1976), 'The Doctrine of Inequality of Bargaining Power: Post-Benthamite Economics in the House of Lords', 26 University of Toronto Law Journal , 359-385. Reprinted in Kronman, Anthony T. and Posner, Richard A. (eds.), The Economics of Contract Law, Boston, Little Brown, 1979, 78-92.

Trebilcock, Michael J. (1980), 'An Economic Approach to the Doctrine of Unconscionability', in Reiter, Barry J. and Swan, John (eds.), Studies in Contract Law , Toronto, Butterworths.

Trebilcock, Michael J. (1988), 'The Role of Insurance Considerations in the Choice of Efficient Civil Liability Rules', 4 Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 243-265.

Trebilcock, Michael J. and Dewees, Donald N. (1981), 'Judicial Control of Standard Form Contracts', in Burrows, Paul and Veljanovski, Cento G. (eds.), The Economic Approach to Law , London, Butterworths, 93-119.

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Wils, Wouter P.J. (1993), 'Who Should Bear the Costs of Failed Negotiations? A Functional Inquiry into Precontractual Liability', 4 Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines , 93-134.