Hughes on Richman, “Stateless Commerce”

  On Friday, February 23rd, 2018, Professor Barak Richman presented his book, Stateless Commerce, as the most recent Guest Lecturer in the Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series. The book examines the self-regulating mechanisms of the diamond industry which uses relational networks based on ethnic communities in order to enforce and guarantee diamond transactions in lieu of Read more about Hughes on Richman, “Stateless Commerce”[…]

Barak Richman

Barak Richman is the Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business. Richman’s primary research interests include the economics of contracting, new institutional economics, antitrust, and healthcare policy. His work has been published in the Columbia Law Review, Read more about Barak Richman[…]