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University of Michigan Law School Faculty Bibliography: Katz, Avery W. (1986-1994)





  • Bargaining at a Distance: The Economics of the Mailbox Rule. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1992.

Journal Articles

  • "Transaction Costs and the Legal Mechanics of Exchange: When Should Silence in the Face of an Offer Be Construed as Acceptance?" J.L. Econ. & Org. 9 (1993): 77–97.
  • "Your Terms or Mine? The Duty to Read the Fine Print in Contracts." RAND J. Econ. 21, no. 4 (1990): 518–37.
  • "The Strategic Structure of Offer and Acceptance: Game Theory and the Law of Contract Formation." Mich. L. Rev. 89, no. 2 (1990): 215–95.
  • "The Effect of Frivolous Lawsuits on the Settlement of Litigation." Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 10, no. 1 (1990): 3–27.
  • "Reflections on Fuller and Perdue's The Reliance Interest in Contract Damages: A Positive Economic Framework." U. Mich. J.L. Reform 21, no. 4 (1988): 541–60.
  • "Judicial Decisionmaking and Litigation Expenditure." Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 8, no. 2 (1988): 127–43.
  • "Measuring the Demand for Litigation: Is the English Rule Really Cheaper?" J.L. Econ. & Org. 3, no. 2 (1987): 143–76.