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1.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 11,980
2.

The End of History for Corporate Law

Yale Law School Working Paper No. 235; NYU Working Paper No. 013; Harvard Law School Discussion Paper No. 280; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 11,597
3.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,994
4.

The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-26, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 89, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 435, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 10,757
5.

Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Yale Law School, Law & Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2000
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 10,176
6.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 7,708
7.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,139
8.

Foreign Direct Investment and the Business Environment in Developing Countries: The Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Georgetown University
Downloads 5,411
9.

Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 5,185
10.

Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, Nov/Dec 2003
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 4,957
11.

Less is More: Making Shareholder Activism a Valued Mechanism of Corporate Governance

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 241; and Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-10; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-10
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 4,565
12.

Does a Helping Hand Put Others at Risk?: Affirmative Action, Police Departments, and Crime

Economic Inquiry, April 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 4,433
13.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH, R. Kraakman, P. Davies, H. Hansmann, G. Hertig, K. Hopt, H. Kanda, and E. Rock, Oxford University Press, pp. 21-31, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,037
14.

Vaccine Risk Perceptions and Ad Hoc Risk Communication: An Empirical Assessment

CCP Risk Perception Studies Report No. 17, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper # 491
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 2,991
15.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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Downloads 2,954
16.

Event Studies and the Law - Part I: Technique and Corporate Litigation

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-31; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,909
17.

The Polarizing Impact of Science Literacy and Numeracy on Perceived Climate Change Risks

Nature Climate Change, Vol. 2, pp. 732-735, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-04, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 464, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 2,845
18.

Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing

Advances in Political Psychology, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 561
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, College of Media & Communication, Texas Tech University, Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Tangled Bank Studios and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 2,737
19.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, University of Toronto, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Columbia Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Israel Supreme Court, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,695
20.

The Future of Financial Regulation

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 386
Number of pages: 158 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,647
21.

The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 89/2007, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Global Board Center and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,457
22.

'Grand' Corruption and the Ethics of Global Business

Yale Law School, Program for Studies in Law, Economics and Public Policy, Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 2,428
23.

Empirical Studies of Corporate Law

HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell, Forthcoming, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-16, ECGI - Finance Working Paper Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 44/2005
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 27 May 2005 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,147
24.

Beyond Diversification: The Pervasive Problem of Excessive Fees and 'Dominated Funds' in 401(k) Plans

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper # 493
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Yale Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,109
25.

Fear of Democracy: A Cultural Evaluation of Sunstein on Risk

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 100, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Decision Research, George Washington University - Law School and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 2,063
26.

The Law of Cyber-Attack

California Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2012, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 453, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Yale Information Society Project, Yale Law School, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Yale University - Law School, Independent and Independent
Downloads 2,042
27.

Event Studies and the Law: Part Ii - Empirical Studies Of Corporate Law

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-33; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 260
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 May 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,041
28.

The Role of Social Enterprise and Hybrid Organizations

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 1, 2017, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 485
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 15 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,017
29.

Is Regulatory Competition a Problem or Irrelevant for Corporate Governance?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper 307; Yale ICF Working Paper 05-02; NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper 04-03, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 26/2005
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School

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Downloads 1,852
30.

Corruption and Policy Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 444
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,846
31.

Misconceptions, Misinformation, and the Logic of Identity-Protective Cognition

Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper Series No. 164, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 605, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 575
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,833
32.

More Guns, Less Crime: A Response to Ayres and Donohue

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,827
33.

Behavioral Law and Economics

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 130, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School

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34.

Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the U.S., and the EU

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 390, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 368, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 399, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 149/2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Yale University - Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 1,742
35.

Reflections on the End of History for Corporate Law

Convergence of Corporate Governance: Promise and Prospects, Abdul Rasheed and Toru Yoshikawa, eds., Palgrave-MacMillan, 2012, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 449
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,642
36.

Understanding Macs: Moral Hazard in Acquisitions

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 245; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 278; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School

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Downloads 1,523
37.

On the Sources of Ordinary Science Knowledge and Extraordinary Science Ignorance

Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication (Forthcoming), Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 548
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,517
38.

Trust, Honesty, and Corruption: Reflection on the State-Building Process

European Journal of Sociology, Vol. 42, pp. 27-71, 2001
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Sep 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,517
39.

Corruption: Greed, Culture and the State

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 120, pp. 125-140, 2010, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,508
40.

The Need for Competition in International Securities Regulation

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-49; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 06 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School

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41.

The Logic of Reciprocity: Trust, Collective Action, and Law

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 31; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,499
42.

After the Revolution in Corporate Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 50/2005, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,424
43.

Non-Voted Ballots and Discrimination in Florida

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2003, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,422
44.

Judicial Review of Executive Policymaking in Advanced Democracies: Beyond Rights Review

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 66, 2014, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 499, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 497
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
FGV Direito Rio and Yale Law School
Downloads 1,387
45.

The Evolution of Social Norms: A Perspective from the Legal Academy

Yale Law School, Program for Studies in Law, Economics and Public Policy, Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,380
46.

Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stability

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 127, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 593, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 572
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,323
47.

Against Financial Regulation Harmonization: A Comment

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 414
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,285
48.

Reforming Executive Compensation: Simplicity, Transparency and Committing to the Long-Term

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
Downloads 1,257
49.

Institutional Investors and Proxy Voting: The Impact of the 2003 Mutual Fund Voting Disclosure Regulation

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-10, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 349, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 83/2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and Yale Law School
Downloads 1,237
50.

Rethinking Antitrust Law in an Age of Network Industries

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 352
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,204