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Professor of Law
Working Papers
"Private Means to Public Ends: Governments as Market Actors," 15 Theoretical Inquires in Law  2014 (with Saule T. Omarova) (forthcoming) Cornell Legal Studies Research Papers No. 13-84.
"Materializing Citizenship: Finance in a Republic of Owners," 63 Emory Law Journal  (forthcoming) (2014). (ELJ online). 
" 'Private' Means to 'Public' Ends:Governments as Market Actors," (with Saule T. Omarova) 14 Theoretical Inquiry in Law (2013) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-84 (2013).
"Why (Only) ESOPs?," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-17 (2012).
"The Deep Grammar of Distribution: A Meta-Theory of Justice," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-16 (2012).
"Were 'It' to Happen: Contract Continuity Under Euro Regime Change," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-15 (2012).
"White Paper in Support of the Nation Building Here at Home Act of 2012," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-10 (2012).
"White Paper In Support of The Home Mortgage Bridge Loan Assistance Act of 2012" (with Michael Campbell) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 12-03 (2012). 
"The Way Forward: Moving from the Post-Bubble Economy to Renewed Growth and Competitiveness " (with Daniel Alpert and Nouriel Roubini) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 12-01 (2012).
" The Home Mortgage Bridge Loan Assistance Act of 2012" (with Michael Campbell) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 12-02 (2012).
"Public Infrastructure Investment, Renewed Economic Growth, and the U.S. Fiscal Position" (with Robert Frank) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 12-04 (2012).
"Pareto Versus Welfare," (Dec 1, 2008). Social Choice and Welfare
Books
Finance, Financial Institutions and Financial Regulation (Coursebook forthcoming with Thomson-West) (2010).
Global Issues in Financial Institutions Law (forthcoming) (with Michael P. Malloy & Heidi Mandanis Schooner, Thomson-West 2010).

Law (Little Books of Big Ideas Series) (Chicago: Chicago Review Press; 2009).

Contributions to Books
"The Structure of Distribution in Law & Economics," in Norms and Values in Law & Economics (forthcoming) (University of Chicago Press; Aristides N. Hatzis ed., 2010)
"Human Persons, Human Rights, and the Structure of Justice," in Distributive Justice and International Economic Law (forthcoming) (Oxford University Press; Chi Charmody, Frank Garcia, & John Linarelli, eds. 2009).
“'Access to Capital' in Global Financial Regulation," in Global Issues in Financial Institutions Law (forthcoming) (Thomson-West; Michael P. Malloy, Heidi Mandanis Schooner & Robert C. Hockett, eds. 2009).
"How to Win Globalization More Stakeholders – and the Developing Nations More Wealth – by Making More Stockholders," in Developing Countries in the WTO System (Cambridge University Press; Chantal Thomas & Joel Trachtman, eds. 2009).
"Three (Potential) Pillars of Transnational Economic Justice: The Bretton Woods Institutions as Guarantors of Global Equal Treatment and Market Completion," in Global Institutions and Responsibilities: Achieving Global Justice (Christian Barry & Thomas W. Pogge eds.), (Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2005).
Articles
"Leaning,Cleaning, and Macroprudence,"  Harvard Forum On Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation ( 27 March 2013).
"Debt, Deflation and Debacle: Of Private Debt Write-Down and Public Recovery," White Paper, Global Interdependence Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadeophia  (2013).
"Were 'It" to Happen: Contract Continuity Under Euro Regime Change," 32 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 277 (2013).
"It Takes a Village: Municipal Condemnation Proceedings and Public/Private Partnerships for Mortgage Loan Modification, Value Preservation, and Local Economic Recovery," 18 Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance 121 (2013). Cornell legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-12 (2012).
"Accidental Suicide Pacts and Creditor Collective Action Problems: The Mortgage Mess, the Deadwight Loss, and How to Get the Value Back," 98 Cornell Law Review 53 (2013) (CLR Online).
"A Federalist Blessing in Disguise: From National Inaction to Local Action on Underwater Mortgage Loans," (with John Vlahoplus) 7 Harvard  Law & Policy Review 253 (2013).
"Practical Guidance on Macroprudential Finance-Regulatory Reform," 22 Harvard Forum On Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation ( November 2013).
"Paying Paul and Robbing No One: An Eminent Domain Solution for Underwater Mortgage Debt that Can Benefit Literally Everyone," 19(5) Current Issues In Economic & Finance 1(2013)  Cornell Legal Research Studies Paper No. 12-64 (2012).
"The Analytics of Distribution," 20 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal __ (forthcoming, 2011).
"Bubbles, Busts and Blame," 37 (1) Cornell Law Forum 14 (2011).
"Bretton Woods 1.0: An Essay in Constructive Retrieval," 16 N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy 401 (2013).
"Foreword: Interpreting - and Learning From? - Yet Another 'Meltdown'," 60 Syracuse Law Review 411 (2010).  
"Promise against Peril: Of Power, Purpose, and Principle in International Law," 17 ILSA Journal of  International & Comparative Law 71 (2010).
“A Fixer-Upper for Finance” 87 Washington University Law Review 1213 (2010).
"Taking Distribution Seriously," (forthcoming) 59 Emory Law Journal __ (2010).
"Making Sense of the Health-Care Reform Debate," 53 Challenge 28 (2010).
"Justice in Time," 77 George Washington Law Review 1135 (2009).
"Why Paretians Can't Prescribe: Preferences, Principles, and Imperatives in Law and Policy," 18 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 391 (2009).
"Bringing it All Back Home: How to Save Main Street, Ignore K Street, and Thereby Save Wall Street," 36 Fordham Urban Law Journal 427-445 (2009).
"What the New Treasury Must Do," 35(1) Cornell Law Forum 4 (2009).
"Bailouts, Buy-Ins, and Ballyhoo," 52 Challenge 36 (2009); reprinted in part as "What the New Treasury Must Do", 35 Cornell Law Forum 4 (2009); and reprinted in part as "Bringing It All Back Home: Save Main Street, Ignore K Street, and That Will Save Wall Street," 36 Fordham Urban Law Journal 427 (2009).
"Human Persons, Human Rights, and the Distributive Structure of Global Justice," 40 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 343 (2009).
"Toward a Global Shareholder Society," 30 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 101 (2008); reprinted in part as "'Insource' the Shareholding of 'Outsourced' Employees: A Global Stock Ownership Plan," 3 Virginia Law and Business Review 357 (2008); and reprinted in part as "How the IFIs Can Win Globalization More Stakeholders- By Making More Stockholders," 17 Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy 295 (2008).
"How the International Financial Institutions Can Help to Win Globalization More Stakeholders- By Making More Stockholders," 17 Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy 295 (2008).
"Insource the Shareholding of Outsourced Employees: A Global Stock Ownership Plan," 3 Virginia Law and Business Review 357 (2008).
"Reflective Intensions: Two Foundational Decision-Points in Mathematics, Law, and Economics," 29 Cardozo Law Review 1967 (2008).
"Valuing the Waiver: The Real Beauty of Ex Ante Over Ex Post," 57 Case Western Law Review (2007).
"What Kind of Stock Ownership Plans Should There Be? Of ESOPs, other SOPs, and 'ownership societies'," 92 Cornell Law Review 865-952 (2007); reprinted in part as "Why (Only) ESOPs?," 12 Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance 84 (2006).
"Why (Only) ESOPs?" 12 Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance 84-120 (2006).
"Institutional Fixes Versus Fixed Institutions," 39 Cornell International Law Journal 537-544 (2006).
"The Limits of Their World," 90 Minnesota Law Review 1720-90 (2006) (review of Jack L.Goldsmith & Eric A. Posner, The Limits of International Law).
"A Jeffersonian Republic by Hamiltonian Means:  Values, Constraints, and Finance in the Design of a Comprehensive and Contemporary American 'Owership Society,'" 79 Southern Califorinia Law Review 45-164 (2005).
"A Jeffersonian Republic by Hamiltonian Means:  Values, Constraints & Finance in an Authentic American 'Ownership Society,'" 32 Cornell Law Forum 2-12 (2005).
"Whose Ownership?  Which Society?," 27 Cardozo Law Review 1-103 (2005).
"The Deep Grammar of Distribution:  A Meta-Theory of Justice," 26 Cardozo Law Review 1179 (2005).
"From 'Mission Creep' to Gestalt-Switch: Justice, Finance, the IFIs, and Globalization’s Intended Beneficiaries," 37 George Washington International Law Review 167-205 (2005).
"Three (Potential) Pillars of Transnational Economic Justice:  The Bretton Woods Institutions as Guarantors of Global Equal Treatment and Market Completion," 36 Metaphilosophy 93 (2005). Also in Global Institutions and Responsibilities: Achieving Global Justice (Christian Barry & Thomas W. Pogge eds.), (Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2005).
"From 'Mission-Creep' to Gestalt-Switch," 98 Proc. of American Society of International Law 69 (2004).
"Just Insurance Through Global Macro-Hedging:  Information, Distributive Equity, Efficiency and New Markets for Systemic-Income-Risk-Pricing and -Trading in a 'New Economy,'" 25 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law 107-257 (2004). 
"From Macro to Micro to 'Mission-Creep':  Defending the IMF's Emerging Concern with the Infrastructural Prerequisites to Global Financial Stability," 41 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 153 (2002).
"Legally Defending 'Mission-Creep':  How the Bretton Woods Charters Anticipate and Justify Attention to 'Structural' Variables," 13 International Legal Perspective 34 (2002).
"Six Years on and Still Counting: Sifting Through the Mortgage Mess," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 12-11 (2012).
Book Reviews
"The Limits of Their World," 90 Minnesota Law Review 1720 (2006), review of The Limits of International Law (Oxford University Press; Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A Posner, 2005).