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1.

The Laws of the Virtual Worlds

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 29 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers School of Law and Swinburne Law School
Downloads 10,375
2.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 9,665
3.

Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 155, p. 1021, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-16, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-37, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 76/2006
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 25 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 21 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law

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Downloads 8,104
4.

Explaining the Housing Bubble

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, No. 4, pp. 1177-1258, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-60, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 7,574
5.

Grocery Bag Bans and Foodborne Illness

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 4,817
6.

The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (Unintended) Consequences

THE NEW FINANCIAL DEAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND ITS (UNINTENDED) CONSEQUENCES, Wiley, November 2010 , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 4,221
7.

Bankruptcy or Bailouts?

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 35, p. 469, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-11, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,873
8.

Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (June 2012), pp. 347-383, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,815
9.

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 783-868 (2013), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-26, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-034, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-126
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,421
10.

Global Warming Advocacy Science: A Cross Examination

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 22 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 2,710
11.

Assessing the Chrysler Bankruptcy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, pp. 727-772, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 645, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-17, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,590
12.

The Good, the Bad and the Lucky: CEO Pay and Skill

Univ. of Pennsylvania Institute for Law and Economics, Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and New York University School of Law

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13.

Patent Portfolios

U of Penn. Law School, Public Law Working Paper 56; U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 04-16
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School

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14.

The Case Against Shareholder Empowerment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, p. 653, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-35, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1480290
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics
Downloads 1,930
15.

Law, Finance, and Economic Growth in China

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-21
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics

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Downloads 1,924
16.

Shareholder Primacy's Corporatist Origins: Adolf Berle and 'The Modern Corporation'

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 34, Pg. 99, 2008, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-24, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1021273
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics
Downloads 1,908
17.

Is the Federal Circuit Succeeding? An Empirical Assessment of Judicial Performance

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 04-08; and U of Penn. Law School, Public Law Working Paper 51
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 1,907
18.

Securitization: Cause or Remedy of the Financial Crisis?

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1462895, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Finance Area and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 1,907
19.

Sharing of Control as a Corporate Governance Mechanism

PIER Working Paper No. 01-029; U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 01-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,852
20.

Poisoning the Next Apple? The America Invents Act and Individual Inventors

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 65, P. 517, 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,840
21.

The Taxation of Private Equity Carried Interests: Estimating the Revenue Effects of Taxing Profit Interests as Ordinary Income

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-20, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-32, William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,683
22.

The Divergence of U.S. and UK Takeover Regulation

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,674
23.

The Tax Advantage to Paying Private Equity Fund Managers with Profit Shares: What is it? Why is it Bad?

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-14, University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 75, 2008, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-28
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,672
24.

A Theory of Property

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 531, 2005, U of Penn, Inst. for Law & Econ Research Paper 04-05
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Bar Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,577
25.

Bayh-Dole Reform and the Progress of Biomedicine

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 66, No. 1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,483
26.

As American as Apple Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality

Tax Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2015, pp. 207-274, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-5, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-3
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,445
27.

The New Federalism of the American Corporate Governance System: Preliminary Reflections of Two Residents of One Small State

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, P. 953, 2003, NYU, Ctr for Law and Business Research Paper No. 03-01, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-03
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery and Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Downloads 1,401
28.

Signaling Social Responsibility: On the Law and Economics of Market Incentives for Corporate Environmental Performance

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 05-16
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 17 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 1,362
29.

Derivatives on TV: A Tale of Two Derivatives Debacles in Prime-Time

U San Diego Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08; U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 01-04; USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 01-1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado Law School, University of San Diego School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,360
30.

Governance Through Trading and Intervention: A Theory of Multiple Blockholders

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp. 2395-2428, July 2011, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 225/2008, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,338
31.

Blockholder Trading, Market Efficiency, and Managerial Myopia

Journal of Finance, Vol. 64, No. 6, pp. 2481-2513, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 1,335
32.

Life after Bilski

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 63, pp. 1315-1347, 2011, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1725009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-046, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-02, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-05, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-2003
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,326
33.

Can We Do Better by Ordinary Investors? A Pragmatic Reaction to the Dueling Ideological Mythologists of Corporate Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 2, pp 449-502, March 2014, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 766, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-43
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Downloads 1,299
34.

The Hanging Chads of Corporate Voting

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, p. 1227, 2008, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-18, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,280
35.

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 1,237
36.

Embattled CEOs

Texas Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 987, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-25, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-43, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 116/2009
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,169
37.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pill: Adaptive Responses to Takeover Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, Pg. 871, 2002, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 02-02, NYU, Ctr for Law and Business Research Paper No. 02-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 May 2002 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,147
38.

Who Bleeds When the Wolves Bite? A Flesh-and-Blood Perspective on Hedge Fund Activism and Our Strange Corporate Governance System

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 126, Pg. 1870, 2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-5, Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Institute for Law, Economics, and Business Discussion Paper no. 899
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Downloads 1,141
39.

The Argentine Financial Crisis: State Liability Under BITs and the Legitimacy of the ICSID System

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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40.

The Ancient Roots of Modern Financial Innovation: The Early History of Regulatory Arbitrage

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 93, 2008, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 04-11
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,109
41.

Cloud Computing: Architectural and Policy Implications

Review of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-15, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,071
42.

The Power of Proxy Advisors: Myth or Reality?

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 59, p. 869, 2010, University of Penn, Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-24
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Accepted 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 1,070
43.

Meta-Regulation and Self-Regulation

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK ON REGULATION, Martin Cave, Robert Baldwin, Martin Lodge, eds., 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-11, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
Downloads 1,055
44.

A Liberal Theory of Social Welfare: Fairness, Utility, and the Pareto Principle

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Institute for Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 272
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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45.

Toward Common Sense and Common Ground? Reflections on the Shared Interests of Managers and Labor in a More Rational System of Corporate Governance

Journal of Corporation Law, Fall 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-25, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 585
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Downloads 1,030
46.

What is Tax Discrimination?

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, Pg. 1014, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-17
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,029
47.

Predicting Securities Fraud Settlements and Amounts: A Hierarchical Bayesian Model of Federal Securities Class Action Lawsuits

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Pg. 482, Sept. 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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Downloads 1,026
48.

The Section 83(B) Election for Restricted Stock: A Joint Tax Perspective

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 59, Pg. 721, 2006, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,017
49.

Unenforceability

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-28, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-15, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-10, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-28, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, University of Iowa - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,014
50.

Hedge Fund Activism in the Enforcement of Bondholder Rights

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 281, 2009, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-02, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 100/2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 969