CORI was founded to encourage and enable empirical research on contracting and organizational structure, drawing on such fields as economics, law, business, and related social sciences. CORI Fellows are engaged in a variety a research topics in the areas of corporate governance, contractual relations, and organizational structure, as well as political and legal institutions. Below is a list of some of the recent publications and working papers written by CORI Senior Fellows & Affiliates.
In addition, several scholars from around the globe use the CORI K-Base in their research. Click here for a list of publications citing CORI and the CORI K-Base.
Recent Working Papers
Recent Journal Publications
Jason Franken, Peter G. Klein and Michael Sykuta, "Contract Use and Contract Terms in Organic Markets," Journal of Agribusiness, 30(1) Spring 2012
Michael Sykuta, “The Nature of the Financial Deal in the Post-Crisis Financial Market,” Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, 7(1) 2012
Harvey S. James, Jr., Peter G. Klein, and Michael Sykuta, "The Adoption, Diffusion and Evolution of Organizational Form: Insights from the Agrifood Sector", Managerial and Decision Economics, 32(4) June 2011
Michael Sykuta, "Concentration, Contracting and Competition: Problems In Using The Packers & Stockyards Act To Supplement Antitrust" The CPI Antitrust Journal, 4(2) 2010
Andrea Woolverton and Michael Sykuta, "Do Income Support Programs Impact Producer Hedging Decisions? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparative " Review of Agricultural Economics, 31(4) 2009
Peter G. Klein, "Opportunity Discovery, Entrepreneurial Action, and Economic Organization," Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2(3), 2008
Molly Burress, Michael Cook, and Peter G. Klein, "The Clustering of Organizational Innovation: Developing Governance Models for Vertical Integration," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 11(4), 2008
Peter G. Klein and Michael E. Sykuta, eds., The Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economics (Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2010).
See the CORI Reading List for an extended listing of books by CORI Senior Fellows and Affiliates.
Chapters in Recent Books
Peter G. Klein, “Incomplete Contracts,” and “Rent Seeking,” in David Teece and Mie Augier, eds., Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.
Michael Sykuta, “The Fallacy of ‘Competition’ in Agriculture”, in H.S. James, Jr., ed, The Ethics and Economics of Agrifood Competition, Springer, 2013
Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein, and Per L. Bylund, "Entrepreneurship and the Economics of the Firm" in Handbook of Organisational Entreprenuership, Daniel Hjorth, ed., Edward Elgar, 2012.