Top publications in law & economics 1–100 of 12,375 results
Publications Citations  
1
The Problem of Social Cost (1960) 3835
2
Separation of Ownership and Control (1983) 2793
3
Transaction-Cost Economics: The Governance of Contractural Relations (1979) 1948
4
Vertical Integration, Appropriable Rents, and the Competitive Contracting Process (1978) 1786
5
Toward a More General Theory of Regulation (1976) 1386
6
An experimental analysis of ultimatum bargaining (1982) 1003
7
Toward a positive theory of consumer choice (1980) 945
8
Free Competition and the Optimal Amount of Fraud (1973) 919
9
The quality of government (1999) 900
10
Standardization Compatibility and Innovation (1985) 830
11
A theory of anticipated utility (1982) 786
12
Calculativeness, Trust, and Economic Organization (1993) 694
13
The Nash Bargaining Solution in Economic Modelling (1986) 635
14
Will raising the incomes of all increase the happiness of all? (1995) 626
15
Estimating Discrete-Choice Models of Product Differentiation (1994) 592
16
Agency Problems and Residual Claims (1983) 591
17
PATTENRS OF FIRM ENTRY AND EXIT IN U.S. MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES (1988) 545
18
Industry Structure, Market Rivalry and Public Policy (1973) 535
19
Price and Quantity Competition in a Differentiated Duopoly (1984) 518
20
Towards an economic theory of the multiproduct firm (1982) 481
21
A Penny for Your Quotes: Patent Citations and the Value of Innovations (1990) 473
22
The Structure of Ownership and the Theory of the Firm (1983) 442
23
The Informational Role of Warranties and Private Disclosure about Product Quality (1981) 436
24
The Patent Paradox Revisited: An Empirical Study of Patenting in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry, 1979-1995 (2001) 421
25
Economies of scope and the scope of the enterprise (1980) 403
26
Multimarket Contact and Collusive Behavior (1990) 389
27
Assessing the Contribution of Venture Capital to Innovation (2000) 388
28
Agency Theory and Franchising: Some Empirical Results (1992) 384
29
A Theory of Yardstick Competition (1985) 380
30
Monopoly with Incomplete Information (1984) 379
31
Scale, scope and spillovers: the determinants of research productivityin drug discovery (1996) 374
32
Free Entry and Social Inefficiency (1986) 366
33
Competition in two-sided markets (2002) 357
34
The Determinants of Board Composition (1988) 354
35
The Theory of the Firm and the Structure of the Franchise Contract (1978) 353
36
Understanding corporate coherence : Theory and evidence (1994) 352
37
Incentives to form Coalitions with Bertrand Competition (1985) 331
38
Measurement cost and the organization of markets (1982) 327
39
Relying on the Information of Interested Parties (1986) 319
40
Network Competition: I. Overview and Nondiscriminatory Pricing (1998) 312
41
Competition, cooperation and innovation: organisational arrangementsfor regimes of rapid technological progress (1992) 309
42
Information and Efficiency: Another Viewpoint (1969) 300
43
Bureaucrats and Politicians (1975) 292
44
The Strategic Choice of Managerial Incentives (1987) 288
45
Collective invention (1983) 284
46
The Institutional Environment for Multinational Investment (2000) 284
47
The Problem of Externality (1979) 279
48
The Winner's Curse, Reserve Prices, and Endogenous Entry: Empirical Insights from eBay Auctions (2003) 279
49
Ownership and Performance in Competitive Environments: A Comparison of the Performance of Private, Mixed, and State-Owned Enterprises (1989) 277
50
The Evolution of New Industries and the Determinants of Market Structure (1990) 277
51
An Analysis of Cooperative Research and Development (1986) 275
52
Optimal Patent Length and Breadth (1990) 272
53
The Federal Communications Commission (1959) 269
54
Design Competition through Multidimensional Auctions (1993) 265
55
Firm Performance and Board Committee Structure1 (1998) 262
56
The quasifirm in the construction industry (1981) 261
57
The role of income aspirations in individual happiness (2004) 260
58
Entrepreneurial Decisions and Liquidity Constraints (1994) 251
59
Diversification, Ricardian Rents, and Tobin's q (1988) 250
60
The Fable of the Keys (1990) 249
61
The Contractual Nature of the Firm (1983) 248
62
Underinvestment and Incompetence as Responses to Radical Innovation: Evidence from the Photolithographic Alignment Equipment Industry (1993) 244
63
Integration of the Sales Force: An Empirical Examination (1984) 242
64
On the Division of Profit in Sequential Innovation (1995) 240
65
Consumer Reaction to Measures of Poor Quality: Evidence from the Mutual Fund Industry (1992) 239
66
The Organization of Production: Evidence from the Aerospace Industry (1984) 237
67
The socio-economic dynamics of speculative markets: interacting agents, chaos, and the fat tails of return distributions (1998) 228
68
Two‐sided markets: a progress report (2006) 226
69
Adoption of Technologies with Network Effects: An Empirical Examination of the Adoption of Automated Teller Machines (1995) 220
70
How Broad Should the Scope of Patent Protection Be? (1990) 218
71
Making sense of institutions as a factor shaping economic performance (2001) 216
72
Network Competition: II. Price Discrimination (1998) 215
73
Chicken & Egg: Competition among Intermediation Service Providers (2003) 215
74
The Competitiveness of Markets with Switching Costs (1987) 214
75
The Importance of Patent Scope: An Empirical Analysis (1994) 214
76
Bulls, bears and market sheep (1990) 213
77
Economies of Density versus Economies of Scale: Why Trunk and Local Service Airline Costs Differ (1984) 212
78
The Lighthouse in Economics (1974) 207
79
Hubs and High Fares: Dominance and Market Power in the U.S. Airline Industry (1989) 206
80
The Allocation of Control Rights in Venture Capital Contracts (1998) 206
81
Coordination Through Committees and Markets (1988) 204
82
The Firm as a Subeconomy (1999) 204
83
Mergers with Differentiated Products: The Case of the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry (2000) 203
84
Hedonic Price Indexes for Spreadsheets and an Empirical Test for Network Externalities (1994) 202
85
A model of adaptive organizational search (1981) 201
86
On the Licensing of Innovations (1985) 201
87
Security Analysts' Career Concerns and Herding of Earnings Forecasts (2000) 201
88
Product Choice and Oligopoly Market Structure (2002) 200
89
Relative-income effects on subjective well-being in the cross-section (2001) 200
90
Transmission Rights and Market Power on Electric Power Networks (2000) 199
91
Constituent Interest and Congressional Voting (1984) 199
92
The Independent Judiciary in an Interest-Group Perspective (1975) 198
93
Competition, Contracts, and Entry in the Electricity Spot Market (1998) 197
94
Modularity in technology and organization (2002) 197
95
Brand Loyalty, Entry, and Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals after the 1984 Drug Act (1992) 196
96
When Does Start-Up Innovation Spur the Gale of Creative Destruction? (2002) 194
97
Computing Markov-Perfect Nash Equilibria: Numerical Implications of a Dynamic Differentiated Product Model (1994) 193
98
The Profitability of Innovating Firms (1993) 193
99
Litigation and Settlement under Imperfect Information (1984) 191
100
Option Contracts and Renegotiation: A Solution to the Hold-Up Problem (1995) 191