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1.

The Corporate Governance Industry

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, Summer 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 5,260
2.

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 3,895
3.

Money from Music: Survey Evidence on Musicians’ Revenue and Lessons About Copyright Incentives

55 Arizona Law Review 301 (2013), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 3,656
4.

Jurisdictional Competition for Trust Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Perpetuities and Taxes

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, p. 356, 2005, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-07, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 14 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series

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5.

Law and Finance: The Case of Constructive Sales

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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Downloads 2,310
6.

Justice, Interrupted: The Effect of Gender, Ideology and Seniority at Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 2,195
7.

Fall from Grace: Arming America and the Bellesiles Scandal

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 111, p. 2195, 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 2,143
8.

What Drives Views on Government Redistribution and Anti-Capitalism: Envy or a Desire for Social Dominance?

Northwestern Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-10, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
Downloads 1,896
9.

The Jurisprudence of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Response to Professor Bruce Allen Murphy and Professor Justin Driver

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-05, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Downloads 1,645
10.

Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance and Accounting Research

Critical Finance Review, 2016, vol. 5, pp. 207-304, ECGI - Finance Working Paper 448/2015, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 11-08
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 08 May 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 1,618
11.

Why Stewardship is Proving Elusive for Institutional Investors

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, pp. 406-411, July/August 2010 , Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series

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12.

An Agency Costs Theory of Trust Law

As published in Cornell Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 621-84, 2004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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Downloads 1,504
13.

Why Jack Balkin is Disgusting

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, p. 177, 2010, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-23, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 1,421
14.

The Evolution of Corporate Governance in Brazil

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Fundacao Getulio Vargas School of Business at Sao Paulo and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Sao Paulo School of Economics, Students
Downloads 1,351
15.

Is Delaware Losing Its Cases?

as published in 9 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 605-656 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-03, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2010, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 174, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 151/2010, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/08
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,279
16.

The European Court's Political Power Across Time and Space

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Working Paper Series
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17.

What Matters and for Which Firms for Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets? Evidence from Brazil (and Other BRIK Countries)

nearly final version, published in 18 Journal of Corporate Finance 934-952 (2012), ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 306/2011, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-20, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Fundacao Getulio Vargas School of Business at Sao Paulo and Yale University - Center for the Study of Corporate Law
Downloads 1,214
18.

Gay Rights, Religious Accommodations, and the Purposes of Antidiscrimination Law

88 Southern California Law Review 619 (2015), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-11, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 1,201
19.

Does Tort Reform Affect Physician Supply? Evidence from Texas

nearly final version, published in International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 42, 2015, pp. 203-218, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 12-11, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-12, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Hanyang University - College of Policy Science
Downloads 1,176
20.

The Relation between Firm-Level Corporate Governance and Market Value: A Study of India

nearly final version, published in Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 11, pp. 319-340, 2010, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 177/2011, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-10, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 10-011, U of Texas Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,171
21.

Trust Law, Corporate Law, and Capital Market Efficiency

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 28, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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Downloads 1,135
22.

Do International Criminal Tribunals Deter or Exacerbate Humanitarian Atrocities?

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 84, 2007, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-27, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 931567, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 931567
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Hofstra University - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 1,113
23.

Creditor Control and Conflict in Chapter 11

Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 321, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia Law School

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Downloads 977
24.

An Empirical Examination of Universal Jurisdiction for Piracy

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 104, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-26, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-45
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
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25.

Law and Tunneling

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 37, pp. 1-49, 2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 178/2011, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 09-35, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper 158
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
Downloads 944
26.

Putting a Price on Pain-and-Suffering Damages: A Critique of the Current Approaches and a Preliminary Proposal for Change

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 100, 2006, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-23
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 944
27.

Hedge Fund Activism and Long-Term Firm Value

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 943
28.

Delaware’s Balancing Act

as published in 87 Indiana Law Journal 1345-1405 (2012), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 37/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper 167/2010, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-04, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 64/2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 941
29.

Why Discrimination Against Lesbians and Gay Men is Sex Discrimination

New York University Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 2, 1995, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
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30.

How Corporate Governance Affects Firm Value: Evidence on Channels from Korea

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 103/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 08-19, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-23, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 51, McCombs Research Paper Series No. 01-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University Business School, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University - Department of Finance

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31.

Elevating Board Performance: The Significance of Director Mindset, Operating Context, and Other Behavioral and Functional Considerations

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series

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32.

Will Tort Reform Bend the Cost Curve? Evidence from Texas

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 9, pp. 173-216 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-17, University of Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE10-013, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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33.

Roundtable Discussion: Corporate Governance

As published in Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 77, pp. 235-49, 2001
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Emory University School of Law, Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery, University of Minnesota Law School, Colson Associates, Inc. and Harvard Law School
Downloads 816
34.

Medical Malpractice Litigation and the Market for Plaintiff-Side Representation: Evidence from Illinois

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS 14-14, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-31, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University, Sharif University of Technology, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Downloads 791
35.

Did Reform of Prudent Trust Investment Laws Change Trust Portfolio Allocation?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 580, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-30, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 785
36.

The Trouble with Instruments: Re-Examining Shock-Based IV Designs

ECGI - Finance Working Paper, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 16-01, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 781
37.

Tax Treaties for Investment and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 05-10; Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-15
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 776
38.

The Deterrent Effect of Tort Law: Evidence from Medical Malpractice Reform

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Working Paper Series
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39.

Methods for Multicountry Studies of Corporate Governance (and Evidence from the BRIKT Countries)

nearly final version, published in Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 183, pages 230-240, 2014, 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 414/2014 , U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-005, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Fundacao Getulio Vargas School of Business at Sao Paulo, University of Michigan Law School, Korea University Business School and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 756
40.

Trust as 'Uncorporation': A Research Agenda

University of Illinois Law Review, 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 733
41.

Measuring Diversity: Law Faculties in 1997 and 2013

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-07, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-17
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Downloads 731
42.

What'd I Say?: Coase, Demsetz and the Unending Externality Debate

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Downloads 730
43.

Empirical Studies of Contract

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Forthcoming, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Littler Mendelson

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44.

Uses and Limits of Conventional Corporate Governance Instruments: Analysis and Guidance for Reform (Integrated version)

Private Sector Opinion, Global Corporate Governance Forum, 2009, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-32
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
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45.

Corporate Political Speech, Political Extortion, and the Competition for Corporate Charters

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 02-7, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 02-4
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 715
46.

An Empirical Study of the Impact of Tort Reforms on Medical Malpractice Payments

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-07, Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 702
47.

Counting Guns in Early America

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 1777, 2002, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 01-1
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Jun 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 700
48.

Against Global Governance in the WTO

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 45, p. 353, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 May 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
Downloads 657
49.

Jurisdiction over Israeli Settlement Activity in the International Criminal Court

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Downloads 648
50.

Flattening the World of Legal Services? The Ethical and Liability Minefields of Offshoring Legal and Law-Related Services

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 38, p.401, 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
St. John's University - School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 646