Weekly Top 5 Papers – December 5, 2016

1. Searching for Justice Scalia: Measuring the “Scalia-ness” of the Next Potential Member of the U.S. Supreme Court by Jeremy Kidd (Mercer University – Walter F. George School of Law) and Riddhi Dasgupta (University of California, Berkeley) and Ryan Walters (Independent) and James Phillips (University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students)

2. Inventor Sued for Infringing His Own Patent. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next by Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School)

3. Learning from History: Volatility and Financial Crises by Jon Danielsson (London School of Economics – Systemic Risk Centre) and Marcela Valenzuela (University of Chile) and Ilknur Zer (Federal Reserve Board)

4. A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory by Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics)

5. The Decline of Violent Conflicts: What Do the Data Really Say?The Decline of Violent Conflicts: What Do the Data Really Say? by Pasquale Cirillo (Delft University of Technology) and Nassim Taleb (NYU-Tandon School of Engineering)