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1.

Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 6, pp. 687-722, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 89, McCombs Research Paper Series, Paper No. FIN-02-07, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1105355, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 120, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
Downloads 2,193
2.

Whose Eyes are You Going to Believe? Scott v. Harris and the Perils of Cognitive Illiberalism

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 122, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 159, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-18, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 2,189
3.

Agency Problems at Dual-Class Companies

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 209/2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and University of Delaware

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Downloads 1,831
4.

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 54, No. 1, February 2011, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 1,713
5.

Corporate Governance and Innovation: Theory and Evidence

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Georgia State University and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad

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Downloads 1,610
6.

Are All Inside Directors the Same? Evidence from the External Directorship Market.

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 241/2009, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Downloads 1,545
7.

Hustle and Flow: A Social Network Analysis of the American Federal Judiciary

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-004, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,516
8.

Does the Market for CEO Talent Explain Controversial CEO Pay Practices?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,403
9.

How the Merits Matter: D&O Insurance and Securities Settlements

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, pp. 755, 2009, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-22, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1101068
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 1,240
10.

Practice Makes Perfect? An Empirical Study of Claim Construction Reversal Rates in Patent Cases

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 107, p. 223, 2008, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper No. 09-016
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 1,225
11.

The Real Student-Loan Scandal: Undue Hardship Discharge Litigation

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2009, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Emory University School of Law and Tulane University
Downloads 1,088
12.

Corporate Governance, Enforcement, and Firm Value: Evidence from India

U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-005, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School

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Downloads 1,075
13.

What Is Judicial Ideology, and How Should We Measure It?

29 Washington University Journal of Law and Policy 133 (2009), 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-47
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 946
14.

Changing the Paradigm of Stock Ownership: From Concentrated Towards Dispersed Ownership? Evidence from Brazil and Consequences for Emerging Countries

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Center for the Study of Corporate Law

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15.

Want Your Opinions Reversed? Hire a Yale Clerk (and Don't Require the Bar)

U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-8, CLEA 2008 Meetings Paper, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
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16.

The Evolution of a Legal Rule

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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17.

Naked Exclusion: An Experimental Study of Contracts with Externalities

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 604, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alberta - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty

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18.

Creditor Rights and Corporate Risk-Taking

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University - Stern School of Business and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business

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Downloads 675
19.

Dividend Taxes and International Portfolio Choice

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 670
20.

Director Elections and the Influence of Proxy Advisors

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-22, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1127282
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics and New York University School of Law
Downloads 634
21.

Capital Flows and Hedge Fund Regulation

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management

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Downloads 599
22.

Board of Directors' Responsiveness to Shareholders: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals

AAA 2007 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and University of Utah

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Downloads 588
23.

Reverse Termination Fee Provisions in Acquisition Agreements

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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24.

Where are Limited Liability Companies Formed? An Empirical Analysis

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 126, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Goethe University Frankfurt

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25.

Uncertain Justice: Litigating Claims of Employment Discrimination in the Contemporary United States

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
American Bar Foundation, Northwestern University and University of Chicago
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26.

The Devil in the Details: The Interrelationship Among Citizenship, Rule of Law and Form-Adhesive Contracts

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, December 2008, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Littler Mendelson
Downloads 510
27.

Life and Death Decisions: Prosecutorial Discretion and Capital Punishment in Missouri

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-03, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law and Saint Louis University - School of Law
Downloads 491
28.

Dead or Alive: An Investigation of the Incidence of Estate and Inheritance Taxes

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Tax Policy Center
Downloads 466
29.

Inheritance Law and Investment in Family Firms

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 222/2008
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 460
30.

Mergers and Acquisitions - Comparative Economic Analysis of Laws: France v. U.S.A.

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Lyon 3 and University of Geneva - School of Business Management Fribourg (CH)
Downloads 459
31.

Dispute Resolution and the Vanishing Trial: Comparing Federal Government Litigation and ADR Outcomes

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Syracuse University, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Indiana University
Downloads 457
32.

Financial Services, Savings and Borrowing Among Low- and Moderate-Income Households: Evidence from the Detroit Area Household Financial Services Survey

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 446
33.

From the 'Econometrics of Capital Punishment' to the 'Capital Punishment' of Econometrics: On the Use and Abuse of Sensitivity Analysis

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-18, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-21, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 418
34.

Use of Judicial Doctrines in Federal Tax Cases Decided by Trial Courts, 1993-2006: A Quantitative Assessment

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
Downloads 372
35.

Wireless Net Neutrality Regulation and the Problem with Pricing: An Empirical, Cautionary Tale

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 365
36.

A Positive Theory of Eminent Domain

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 357
37.

Boardroom Brawls: An Empirical Analysis of Disputes Involving Directors

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Georgia State University - Department of Finance

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38.

The Changing Economic Geography of Large U.S. Law Firms

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Sociology

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39.

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Downloads 318
40.

An Empirical Study of Compensation Paid in Eminent Domain Settlements: New York City 1990 - 2002

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 39, pp. 201-244, 2010, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-52
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
Downloads 317
41.

Where Have All the Women Gone? The Gender Gap in Supreme Court Clerkships

Jurimetrics, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2009, Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law and George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Downloads 313
42.

Cash-Flow and Market Response to Repatriation

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 304
43.

Defensive Management: Does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Discourage Corporate Risk-Taking?

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
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44.

Testing the Over- and Under-Exploitation Hypotheses: Bestselling Musical Compositions (1913-32) and Their Use in Cinema (1968-2007)

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 234, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 429, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1115405, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 295
45.

When Perception Changes Reality: An Empirical Study of Investors' Views of the Fairness of Securities Arbitration

Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2008, p. 349, 2008, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Pace Law School and University of Cincinnati - College of Law
Downloads 288
46.

Commercial Surety Bail and the Problem of Missed Court Appearances and Pretrial Detention

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 May 2008 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Downloads 277
47.

Settlement at Policy Limits and the Duty to Settle: Evidence From Texas

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper LE09-002, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-16, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 142, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Downloads 277
48.

How Does Negative Emotion Cause False Memories?

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
Cornell University, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, University of Santa Cruz do Sul, University of Oxford - Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity and Cornell University
Downloads 276
49.

Are Investors' Gains and Losses from Securities Fraud Equal Over Time? Theory and Evidence

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, CLEA 2008 Meetings Paper, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 09-002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 269
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Measuring the Value of Class and Collective Action Employment Settlements: A Preliminary Assessment

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-06, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-03, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University Law School and Jones Day
Downloads 250