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Research @ CORI

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. The K-Base itself was created as a scholarly resource for researchers. Scholars from around the globe use the CORI K-Base in their research. Below is a list of recent publications citing CORI and the CORI K-Base. If you know of others, please let us know!

Recent Publications Citing CORI

Gilson, Ronald, Charles Sabel, and Robert Scott, “Contracting for Innovation: Vertical Disintegration and Interfirm Collaboration,” Columbia Law Review (April 2009)

Geis, George. “Automating Contract Law,” New York University Law Review (2008).

Scott, Roger, and Alan Schwartz, “Market Damages, Efficient Contracting and the Economic Waste Fallacy,” Columbia Law Review 18 (2008)

Macher, Jeffrey T. and Richman, Barak D., "Transaction Cost Economics: An Assessment of Empirical Research in the Social Sciences," Business and Politics: Vol. 10: Iss. 1, Article 1 (2008)

Lajili, K., M. Madunic, and J.T. Mahoney, “Testing Organization Economics Theories of Vertical Integration,” in Research Methodology in Management and Strategy, Vol. 4, D.J. Ketchen and D.D Bergh, eds., Emerald Group Publishing, 2007.

Cunningham, Lawrence A. “Language, Deals and Standards: The Future of XML Contracts,” Washington University Law Review (2006)

Davis, Kevin E., “The Role of Nonprofits in the Production of Boilerplate,” Michigan Law Review (March 2006) 104:1075-1103.

Smith, Henry E. “Modularity in Contracts: Boilerplate and Information Flow,” Michigan Law Review (March 2006) 104:1175-1222.

Scott, Robert, and George Triantis. “Anticipating Litigation in Contract Design,” Yale Law Journal (January 2006) 115:814-879.

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