Faculty Publications

Ugo Mattei

Books

Journal Articles

  • I Beni Comuni fra Economia, Diritto e Filsofia, 7 SpazioFilosofico 111 (2013). URL
  • Protecting the Commons: Water, Culture, and Nature: The Commons Movement in the Italian Struggle against Neoliberal Governance, 112 S. Atl. Q. 366 (2013).
  • Social Movements as Constituent Power: The Italian Struggle for the Commons, 20 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 965 (2013) (with Saki Bailey). CATALOG
  • Una primavera di movimento per la funzione sociale della proprietà privata, 31 RCDP 531 (2013).
  • The Evil Technology Hypothesis: A Deep Ecological Reading of International Law, 2012 Cardozo L. Rev. de novo 263 (2012) (with Luigi Russi). FULLTEXT
  • Comparative International Law, 36 Brook. J. Int'l L. 385 (2011) (with Boris N. Mamlyuk). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL SSRN
  • A "Social Dimension" in European Private Law? The Call for Setting a Progressive Agenda, 41 New Eng. L. Rev. 1 (2006) (with Fernanda Nicola) (reprinted at 7(1) Global Jurist Frontiers Art. 2 (2007)). LX HEIN WL SSRN BE_PRESS
  • The Peruvian Civil Code, Property and Plunder: Time for a Latin American Alliance to Resist the Neo Liberal Order, 5(1) Global Jurist Topics Art. 3 (2005). BE_PRESS
  • The Rise and Fall of Law and Economics: An Essay for Judge Guido Calabresi, 64 Md. L. Rev. 220 (2005). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Social Justice in European Contract Law: A Manifesto, 10 Eur. L.J. 653 (2004) (with Gert Brueggemeier, Mauro Bussani, Hugh Collins et al.). SSRN
  • La Reforma del Diritto Societario Italiano: Una Nuova Ricezione Acustica?, 101 RDC e DGO 615 (2003).
  • A Theory of Imperial Law: A Study on U.S. Hegemony and the Latin Resistance, 10 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 383 (2002) (reprinted at 3(2) Global Jurist Frontiers Art. 1 (2003)). FULLTEXT BE_PRESS
  • Aquale Codice Civile Per l'Europa?, 20 RCDP 3 (2002).
  • Foreign Inspired Courts as Agencies of Peace in Troubled Societies: A Plea for Realism and for Creativity, 2(1) Global Jurist Topics Art. 1 (2002). BE_PRESS
  • Hard Code Now!, 2(1) Global Jurist Frontiers Art. 1 (2002) (reprinted as Hard Minimal Code Now!: A Critique of 'Softness' and a Plea for Responsibility in the European Debate Over Codification, in An Academic Green Paper on European Contract Law 215 (Stefan Grundmann & Jules Stuyck eds., Kluwer Law Int'l 2002)). BE_PRESS
  • Some Realism About Comparativism: Comparative Law Teaching in the Hegemonic Jurisdiction, 50 Am. J. Comp. L. Supp. 87 (2002). LX HEIN WL
  • Basic Issues of Private Law Codification in Europe: Trust, 1(1) Global Jurist Frontiers Art. 5 (2001). BE_PRESS
  • Comparative Law and Economics: Borrowing and Resistance, 1(2) Global Jurist Frontiers Art. 5 (2001) (with Alberto Monti). BE_PRESS
  • Desesvolvimentos Institutionais do Dereito de Proprietade, 2(6) RTDC 99 (2001).
  • Legal Systems in Distress: HIV–contaminated Blood, Path Dependency and Legal Change, 1(2) Global Jurist Advances Art. 4 (2001). BE_PRESS
  • Sul Treno (Ma Di Chi?) Con il Bigiletto, 19 RCDP 135 (2001).
  • The Art and Science of Critical Scholarship: Postmodernism and International Style in the Legal Architecture of Europe, 75 Tul. L. Rev. 1053 (2001) (with Anna di Robilant) (reprinted in 10 Eur. Rev. Private L. 29 (2002)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • U.S. Jurisdiction Over Conflicts Arising Outside of the United States: Some Hegemonic Implications, 24 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 381 (2001) (with Jeffrey Lena) (reprinted as United States Jurisdiction Over Conflicts Arising Outside of the US. Some Hegemonic Implications, 1(2) Global Jurist Topics Art. 5 (2001)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL BE_PRESS
  • Efficiency and Equal Protection in the New European Contract Law: Mandatory, Default and Enforcement Rules, 39 Va. J. Int'l L. 537 (1999). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • A Transaction Costs Approach to the European Civil Code, 5 Eur. Rev. Private L. 537 (1998). CATALOG
  • An Opportunity Not to be Missed: The Future of Comparative Law in the United States, 46 Am. J. Comp. L. 709 (1998). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • II Problema della Codificazione: Civile Europea e la Cultura Giuridica. Pregiudizi, Strategie e Sviluppi, CIEur 207 (1998).
  • Introduction, 46 Am. J. Comp. L. 597 (1998) (with Mathias Reimann). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Functions of Trust Law: A Comparative Legal and Economic Analysis, 73 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 434 (1998) (with Henry Hansmann). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL SSRN
  • The Issue of European Civil Codification and Legal Scholarship: Biases, Strategies and Developments, 21 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 883 (1998). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Trust Law in the United States: A Basic Study of Its Special Contribution, 46 Am. J. Comp. L. Supp. 133 (1998) (with Henry Hansmann). LX HEIN WL
  • The Common Core Approach to European Private Law, 3 Colum. J. Eur. L. 339 (1997) (with Mauro Bussani). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Copernican Revolution in Jurisprudence: In Loving Memory of Rudolf B. Schlesinger, Mentor and Friend, 20 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 223 (1997). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Three Patterns of Law: Taxonomy and Change in the World's Legal Systems, 45 Am. J. Comp. L. 5 (1997). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Alcune Riflessioni su Struttura Proprietaria e Mercato, 14 RCDP ___ (1996).
  • Analisi Economica Giuridica e Comparata delle Clausole Penali nei Contratti, 14 RCDP ___ (1996).
  • Protecting Possession, 44 Am. J. Comp. L. 293 (1996) (with James Gordley). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Codifying Property Law in the Process of Transition: Some Suggestions from Comparative Law and Economics, 19 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 117 (1995) (with Gianmaria Ajani). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Rudolf Schlesinger e la Scienza Giuridica, 41 RDC ___ (1995).
  • The Comparative Law and Economics of Penalty Clauses in Contract, 43 Am. J. Comp. L. 427 (1995) (Festshrift for Rudolf B. Schlesinger). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Efficiency as Equity: Insights from Comparative Law and Economics, 18 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 157 (1994). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Efficiency in Legal Transplants: An Essay in Comparative Law and Economics, 14 Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 3 (1994). WL
  • Etnocentrismo, Neutralita, e Discriminazione: Tensioni nel Diritto Occidentale, 146 Giurisprudenza Italiana 223 (1994).
  • Why the Wind Changed: Intellectual Leadership in Western Law, 42 Am. J. Comp. L. 195 (1994). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Faculty Recruitment in Italy: Two Sides of the Moon, 41 Am. J. Comp. L. 427 (1993) (with P.G. Monateri). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • Foreward: The Faces of Academia, 41 Am. J. Comp. L. 351 (1993) (with P.G. Monateri). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • Ai Confini della Terra Promessa: Immigrazione, Poverta, Razzismo ed i Limiti del Diritto, 115 Foro Italiano 458 (1992).
  • Attrazione Fatale, 144 Giurisprudenza Italiana 146 (1992).
  • Law and Economics in Civil Law Countries: A Comparative Law Approach, 11 Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 265 (1991) (with Roberto Pardolesi). WL
  • Ripensando il Rapporto fra Diritto Inglese e Diritto Americano: l'Esempio dei Torts, 8 Quadrimestre ___ (1991).
  • Judicial Responsibility in Italy: A New Statute, 38 Am. J. Comp. L. 103 (1990) (with Michele Graziadei). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • L' Imperialismo del Writ of Certiorari: il Tramonto della Giurisdizione Obbligatoria nella U.S. Supreme Court, 36 RDC 131 (1990).
  • Socialist and Non-Socialist Approaches to Land Law: Continuity and Change in Somalia and Other African States, 16 Rev. Socialist L. 17 (1990). HEIN
  • Forma e Contratto di Assicurazione nell' Esperienza Statunitense, 53 RCP 610 (1988).
  • Diritto e Rimedio nell Esperienza Italiana ed in Quella Statunitense: Un Primo Aproccio, 4 Quadrimestre 341 (1987).
  • Il Code Domanial et Foncier della Repubblica Popolare del Congo, 33 RDC 77 (1987) (with Michele Graziadei).
  • l'Insegnamento del Diritto Comparato, 40 RTDPC 731 (1986) (with Michele Graziadei).
  • I Modelli nella Tutela dell'Ambiente, 31 RDC 389 (1985).
  • Chiosa in Tema di Patenti Conseguite all Estero, 49 RCP 236 (1984).
  • Consenso Viziato, Lesione e Abuso della Controparte, 30 RDC 400 (1984) (updated in 34 Rivista di Diritto Civile 653 (1988)).
  • Considerazioni Intorno Agli Obblighi del Datore di Lavoro ex Art. 2087 Cod.Civ. alla Luce dell Assicurazione Obbligatoria Contro Gli Infortuni Sul Lavoro e le Malattie Professionali, 49 RCP 354 (1984).
  • Della Vocazione della Nostra Epoca per l'Allargamento delle Giurisdizioni Speciali, 49 RCP 537 (1984) (with Pier Giuseppe Monateri).
  • Problemi nell' Interpretazione dell Art. 844 Cod.Civ., 49 RCP 524 (1984).
  • Ratio Decidendi ed Obiter Dicta in una Decisione dell Appello di Milano, 49 RCP 410 (1984).
Chapters In Books

  • Future Generations Now! A Commons-Based Analysis, in Protecting Future Generations through Commons 9 (Council of Europe 2013). AMAZON
  • Eine kurze Phänomenologie der Commons, in Commons. Für eine neue Politik Jenseits von Markt und Staat 70 (Silke Helfrich & Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung eds., Transcript Verlag 2012).
  • First Thoughts for a Phenomenology of the Commons, in The Wealth of the Commons: A World Beyond Market & State 37 (David Bollier & Silke Helfrich eds., Levellers Press 2012).
  • Il Buon Governo del Comune: Prime Riflessioni, in Il Diritto del Comune 210 (Sandro Chignola ed., Ombre Corte 2012). AMAZON
  • Il Teatro Valle: Un Cammino Ri-Costituente, in Viaggio Nell’ Italia Dei Beni Comuni 102 (Marotta & Cafiero 2012).
  • The Nile Perch in European Private Law, in The Many Concepts of Social Justice in European Private Law 167 (Hans-W. Micklitz ed., Edward Elgar 2011).
  • Emergency-Based Predatory Capitalism: The Rule of Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Development, in Contemporary States of Emergency: The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions 89 (Didier Fassin & Mariella Pandolfi eds., Zone Books 2010). URL
  • Access to Justice: A Renewed Global Issue?, in General Reports of the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law 383 (Katharina Boele–Woelki & Sjef van Erp eds., Eleven Int'l Pub. 2007).
  • Property Rights: A Comparative Law and Economics Perspective in the Global Era, in Property Rights Dynamics: A Law and Economics Perspective 40 (Donatella Porrini & Giovanni Battista Ramello eds., Routledge 2007) (with Andrea Pradi). CATALOG
  • Comparative Law and Critical Legal Studies, in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law 815 (Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2006). CATALOG
  • Property Law, in Introduction to Italian Law 283 (Jeffrey Lena & Ugo Mattei eds., Kluwer Law Int'l 2002) (with Antonio Gambaro). CATALOG
  • Should Europe Codify Trust?, in Themes in Comparative Law: In Honour of Bernard Rudden 235 (Peter Birks & Arianna Pretto eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2002). CATALOG
  • Il Diritto Soggettivo, in Trattato di Diritto Civile Diretto a Rodolfo Sacco ___ (Guido Alpa et al. eds, UTET 2001).
  • The Comparative Jurisprudence of Schlesinger and Sacco: A Study in Legal Influence, in Rethinking the Masters of Comparative Law 238 (Annelise Riles ed., Hart Pub. 2001). CATALOG
  • Comparative Law and Economics, in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics 505 (Edward Elgar 2000) (with Andrea Rossato & Luisa Antoniolli). CATALOG
  • L'Efficacite et l'Egalité dans le Nouveau Droit des Contrats Européen, Règles Imperatives, Dispositives et Measures Coercitives, in Le Role de la Volonté dans les Actes Juridiques: Études à la Memoire du Professeur Alfred Rieg 597 (Bruylant 2000).
  • Stati Uniti d'America, in 19 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 1 (UTET 1999) (with Elisabetta Grande).
  • Statutes, in 19 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 48 (UTET 1999).
  • Sud Africa, in 19 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 197 (UTET 1999).
  • The Legal Profession as an Organization: Understanding Changes in Common Law and Civil Law, in Lawyers' Practice and Ideals: A Comparative View 157 (John J. Barcelo & Roger C. Cramton eds., Kluwer Law Int'l 1999).
  • Comparative Law and Economics, in 3 The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law 346 (Peter K. Newman ed., Stockton Press 1998) (with Febris Cafaggi). CATALOG
  • Fatto e Valore: Il Paradosso Ermeneutico dell'Analisi Economica del Diritto, in Diritto, Giustizia e Interpretazione ___ (Jacques Derrida, Gianni Vattimo, & Mauro Bussani eds., Laterza 1998).
  • II Problema della Codificazione: Civile Europea e la Cultura Giuridica. Pregiudizi, Strategie e Sviluppi, in Contratto e Impresa⁄Europa 207 (UTET 1998).
  • Legal Pluralism, Legal Change, and Economic Development, in New Law for New States: Politica del Diritto in Eritrea 23 (Lyda Favali, Elisabetta Grande, & Marco Guadagni eds., L' Harmattan Italia 1998).
  • Property Rights in Civil Law, in 3 The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law 157 (Peter K. Newman ed., Stockton Press 1998). CATALOG
  • Restatement, in 18 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 417 (UTET 1998).
  • Rule of Law, in 18 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 123 (UTET 1998).
  • Making The Other Path Efficient: Economic Analysis and Tort Law in Less Developed Countries, in The Law and Economics of Development 149 (Edgardo Buscaglia, William Ratliff, & Robert Cooter eds., JAI Press 1997) (with Mauro Bussani). CATALOG
  • Proprieta, in 15 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 432 (UTET 1997).
  • Economic Analysis and European Legal Scholarship, in Dealing with Integration: Perspectives from Seminars on European Law 53 (Alessandro Simoni & Iain Cameron eds., Iustus Förlag 1996). CATALOG
  • Precedente Giudiziario, in 14 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 148 (UTET 1996).
  • Nuova Zelanda, in 12 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 331 (UTET 1995) (with Luisa Antoniolli).
  • The New Ethiopian Constitution: First Thoughts on Ethnical Federalism and the Reception of Western Institutions, in Transplants Innovation and Legal Tradition in the Horn of Africa 111 (Elisabetta Grande ed., L'Harmattan Italia 1995). CATALOG
  • Dissimilar Form — Similar Substance?: An Economic Framework for Western Property Law, in European Legal Traditions and Israel 197 (A.M. Rabello ed., Nevo Pub. 1994). CATALOG
  • La Successione Contro la Volonta del Testatore: Radici Profane di una Contrapposizione Sacra fra Common Law e Sistemi Romanisti, in Studi in Onore di Rodolfo Sacco ___ (UTET 1994).
  • Verso una Tripartizione Non Eurocentrica dei Sistemi Giuridici, in Studi in Memoria di Gino Gorla ___ (UTET 1994).
  • Gran Bretagna e Irlanda (Regno Unito di), in 10 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile ___ (UTET 1993) (with Elisabetta Grande).
  • Immissioni, in 9 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile ___ (UTET 1993).
  • Precedente Giudiziario Negli Stati Uniti, in Atlante di Diritto Comparato ___ (Zanichelli 2d ed. 1993).
  • La Sistemologia, in Che Cos'è il Diritto Comparato? Intervista a Rodolfo Sacco ___ (Rodolfo Sacco, Paolo Cendon, & Gianmaria Ajani eds., Giuffrè 1992).
  • The Law of Property in Italy, in Italian Studies in Law 119 (Alessandro Pizzorusso ed., Martinus Nijhoff 1992) (with Antonio Gambaro & Albina Candian). CATALOG
  • A Competitive Model of Legal Rules, in The Competitive State: Villa Colombella Papers on Competitive Politics ___ (Albert Breton et al. eds., Kluwer Academic Pub. 1991) (with Francesco Pulitini).
  • Editoria Giuridica nei Sistemi di Common Law, in 7 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 369 (UTET 1991).
  • Errore e Raggiro Nei Contratti (Diritto Comparato), in 7 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 523 (UTET 1991).
  • Comunione (Diritto Comparato), in 3 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile 184 (UTET 1988).
  • Assicurazione (Diritto Comparato), in 1 Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche: Sezione Civile ___ (UTET 1987).
Book Reviews

  • Book Review, 4 J. Eur. Tort L. 110 (2013) (reviewing M. Infantino, La Causalitá nel Diritto della Responsabilitá Extracontrattuale).
  • What Do We Lack?, 7 Global Jurist Art. 3 (2007) (reviewing Mitchel Lasser, Judicial Deliberations (2004)). BE_PRESS
  • Book Review, ___ l'Indice dei Libri del Mese ___ (Oct. 2002) (reviewing Franceso Denozza, Norme Efficienti: l'analise Economica della Regole Giuridiche (2002)).
  • Review of Books on Private Law and EU Law, 5 Eur. L.J. 135 (1999) (reviewing H. Kotz, Europaisches Vertragsrecht (1996); H. Kotz, A. Flessner, European Contract Law (1998); U. Drobing, Private Law in the European Union (1996); & G. Benacchio, Diritto Privato della Comunita Europea–Fonti (1998)) (with Luisa Antoniolli).
  • Book Review, 8 Quadrimestre ___ (1991) (reviewing Carlos C. Rossello, Il Danno Evitabile (1990)).
  • Book Review, 7 Quadrimestre ___ (1990) (reviewing Melvin A. Eisenberg, The Nature of the Common Law (1988)).
  • Book Review, 35 RDC 189 (1989) (reviewing Rudolf B. Schlesinger et al., Comparative Law (1988)).
  • Il Giudice e le Scelte Difficili, Lezioni da Israele, 112 Foro Italiano 509 (1989) (reviewing Aharon Barak, Judicial Discretion (1989)).
  • Book Review, 51 RCP 731 (1986) (reviewing Guido Calabresi & Philip Bobbitt, Scelte Tragiche (1986)) (with Pier Giuseppe Monateri).
Newspaper & Magazine Articles

  • Dopo Enron: Non Parlate al Controllore, Il manifesto, Jan. 8, 2003, at 18.
Reports, Working Papers & Training Materials

  • Global Law and Plunder: The Dark Side of the Rule of Law (Bocconi School of Law Student-Edited Papers, Paper No. 2009-03/EN, 2009) (with Marco de Morpurgo). URL
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