Below, you will find a selection of recent and forthcoming work by NYU Law faculty in this area of study. Although this list is not comprehensive, it provides a sample of the work our faculty are doing in this field today. You can also visit the Publications pages in our individual Faculty Profiles for more information.

* Accepted and forthcoming
** Working paper


Barry Adler, Douglas Baird, and Thomas Jackson. Bankruptcy: Cases, Problems, and Materials (5th ed., Foundation Press, November 2015)

William Allen. Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization: Statutory Supplement (2015-2016 ed., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2015)

Stephen Choi and Adam Pritchard, eds. Securities Regulation: Statutory Supplement (2015 ed., Foundation Press, May 2015)

Franco Ferrari and Francesca Ragno, eds. Cross-border Litigation in Europe: The Brussels I Recast Regulation as a Panacea? (Padova, 2015)

Franco Ferrari, ed. Rome I Regulation (Sellier European Law Publishers, 2015)

Clayton Gillette, Lynn Baker, and David Schleicher. Local Government Law: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press 5th ed., December 2014)

Clayton Gillette and Steven Walt. Gillette and Walt’s Sales Law, Domestic, and International (3rd ed., Foundation Press, 2015)

Clayton GilletteAdvanced Introduction to International Sales Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, May 2016)

Mervyn King“The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy” (W. W. Norton & Company, March 2016)

Geoffrey Miller, ed. Economics of Financial Law (Edward Elgar, 2016)

Liam MurphyWhat Makes Law: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014)

Chapters and Articles

Barry Adler and George Triantis. "Debt Priority and Options in Bankruptcy: A Policy Intervention," 91 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 563 (2017) 

Jennifer Arlen '86 and Marcel Kahan. "Corporate Governance Regulation Through Nonpresecution," 84 University of Chicago Law Review 323 (2017)

Jennifer Arlen ’86 and Stephan Tontrup. “Does the Endowment Effect Justify Legal Intervention? The Debiasing Effect of Institutions,” 44 Journal of Legal Studies 143 (2015)

Jennifer Arlen ’86 and Stephan Tontrup. “Strategic Bias Shifting: Herding as a Behaviorally Rational Response to Regret Aversion” (December 2015)**

Ryan Bubb, Patrick Corrigan, and Patrick Warren. “A Behavioral Contract Theory Perspective on Retirement Savings,” 47 Connecticut Law Review 1317 (July 2015)Ryan Bubb. “Comment: The OIRA Model for Institutionalizing CBA of Financial Regulation,” 78 Law & Contemporary Problems 47 (2015)

Ryan Bubb and Prasad Krishnamurthy. “Regulating Against Bubbles: How Mortgage Regulation Can Keep Main Street And Wall Street Safe—From Themselves,” 163 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1539 (2015)

Ryan Bubb and Emiliano Catan. "The Party Structure of Mutual Funds," (2018)** 

Emiliano Catan and Michael Klausner. "Board Declassification and Firm Value: Have Shareholders and Boards Really Destroyed Billions in Value?," NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-39 (2017) 

Emiliano Catan. "The Insignificance of Clear-Day Poison Pills," NYU Law and Economics Research paper No. 16-33 (2017) 

Stephen Choi, Mitu Gulati, and Robert E. Scott. "The Black Hole Problem in Commercial Boilerplate," 67 Duke Law Journal 1 (2017) 

Stephen Choi and Mitu Gulati. "Adjudicating Death: Professionals or Politicians?," 70 Vanderbilt Law Review 1709 (2017)

Stephen Choi and Kevin Davis. “Foreign Affairs and Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act,” 11 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 409 (September 2014)

Stephen Choi and Adam Pritchard. “The SEC's Shift to Administrative Proceedings: An Empirical Assessment” 34 Yale Journal on Regulation 1 (2017) 

Stephen Choi, Jessica Erickson, and Adam Pritchard. “Piling On? An Empirical Study of Parallel Derivative Suits” 14 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 653 (2017)

Kevin Davis. “Legal Indicators: The Power of Quantitative Measures of Law,” 10 Annual Review of Law and Social Science (November 2014)

Kevin Davis and Marcel Kahan. "Forum-Selection Provisions in Corporate 'Contracts,'" 93 Washington Law Review 265 (2018) 

Kevin Davis, Guillermo Jorge, and Maíra Machado. “Transnational Anticorruption Law in Action: Cases from Argentina and Brazil,” 2014 Law & Social Inquiry (December 2014)

Kevin Davis and Stephen Choi. “Foreign Affairs and Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act,” 11 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 409 (September 2014)

Kevin Davis and Oren Bar-Gill. “(Mis)Perceptions of Law in Consumer Markets” 19 American Law and Economics Review 245 (2017)

Franco Ferrari. “CISG and the Law Applicable in International Commercial Arbitration: Remarks Focusing on Three Common Hypotheticals,” A Tribute to Joseph M. Lookofsky (M.B. Andersen and R. F. Henschel, eds., Copenhagen, 2015)

Franco Ferrari. “Forum shopping: la necesidad de una definición amplia y neutral,” 7 Revista de arbitraje comercial y de inversiones 335 (2014)

Jeanne Fromer and Mark Lemley. “The Audience in Intellectual Property Infringement,” 112 Michigan Law Review 1251 (May 2014)

Jeanne FromerChristopher Jon Sprigman, Christopher Buccafusco, and Zachary Burns. “Experimental Tests of Intellectual Property Laws’ Creativity Thresholds,” 92 Texas L. Rev. 1921 (2014)

Jeanne Fromer. “A Legal Tangle of Secrets and Disclosures in Trade: Taber v. Hoffman and Beyond,” Intellectual Property at the Edge: The Contested Contours of IP (Rochelle Dreyfuss and Jane Ginsburg, eds., Cambridge U. Press, May 2014)

Jeanne Fromer. “Market Effects Bearing on Fair Use,” 90 Washington Law Review 615 (June 2015)*

Jeanne Fromer“An Information Theory of Copyright Law,” 64 Emory Law 70 (October 2014)

Jeanne Fromer. “Should the Law Care Why Intellectual Property Rights Have Been Asserted?” 32 Houston Law Review 549 (December 2015)

Clayton Gillette and David Skeel Jr. “A Two-Step Plan for Puerto Rico” (March 2016)**

Clayton Gillette. “Dictatorships for Democracy: Takeovers of Financially Failed Cities,” 114 Columbia Law Review 1373 (October 2014)

Marcel Kahan. “The State of State Competition for Incorporations” (August 2014)**

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler '01, Oren Bar-Gill, and Omri Ben-Shahar. "Searching for the Common Law: The Quantitative Approach of the Restatement of Consumer Contracts," 84 University of Chicago Law Review 7 (2017) 

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler ’01. “Understanding Privacy Policies: Content, Self-Regulation, and Markets” (2016)**

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler ’01. “What We’ve Learned From Software License Agreements: A Response to Comments,” 12 Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies 171 (2015)

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler ’01. “Even More Than You Wanted to Know About the Failures of Disclosure,” Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (November 2014)

Geoffrey Miller. “Essential Papers on the Economics of Financial Law,” Economics of Financial Law (Edward Elgar, 2016)

Geoffrey Miller. “In Search of the Most Adequate Forum: State Court Personal Jurisdiction,” 2 Stan J. Complex Litig. 1 (January 2014)

Geoffrey Miller. “The Political Function of Revelation: Lessons from the Hebrew Bible,” 30 Touro Law Review 77 (2014)

Liam Murphy. “Why Does Inequality Matter? Reflections on the Political Morality of Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” 68 Tax Law Review (2015)

Liam Murphy. “The Practice of Promise and Contract,” Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law (Gregory Klass, George Letsas, and Prince Saprai, eds., Oxford Univ. Press, October 2014)

Catherine Sharkey. "The Anti-Deference Pro-Preemption Paradox at the U.S. Supreme Court: The Business Community Weighs In," 67 Case Western Reserve Law Review 805 (2017)