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1.

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 4,223
2.

Staggered Boards and Long-Term Firm Value, Revisited

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 2,107
3.

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 11 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University

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Downloads 1,882
4.

Corporate Mobility in the European Union – A Flash in the Pan? An Empirical Study on the Success of Lawmaking and Regulatory Competition

European Company and Financial Law Review 2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34/2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 1,407
5.

Can Information Be Locked-Up? Informed Trading Ahead of Macro-News Announcements

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Florida - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,129
6.

Valuing Changes in Political Networks: Evidence from Campaign Contributions to Close Congressional Elections

The Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Downloads 1,036
7.

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
Downloads 758
8.

Corporate Governance and the Creation of the SEC

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, University of Miami - Department of Finance and Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 659
9.

Restraining Overconfident CEOs through Improved Governance: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Review of Financial Studies, 2015, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 2812-2858, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2013 BFIN 05
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stevens Institute of Technology, UNSW Business School and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 624
10.

Public Compensation for Private Harm: Evidence from the SEC's Fair Fund Distributions

Stanford Law Review, Vol 67, pp. 331-395 (2015)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 622
11.

Promises and Expectations

Games and Economic Behavior, Forthcoming, Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1931
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 562
12.

Countering the Plaintiff’s Anchor: Jury Simulations to Evaluate Damages Arguments

101 Iowa Law Review 543 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-36, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 542
13.

The Disappearing Small IPO and the Lifecycle of the Small Firm

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 497
14.

Board Interlocks and Outside Directors’ Protection

Journal of Legal Studies, 2017, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 454
15.

The Costs and Benefits of Mandatory Securities Regulation: Evidence from Market Reactions to the JOBS Act of 2012

Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 701
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School

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Downloads 418
16.

Does the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Grant Too Many Bad Patents?: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, 2015, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-32, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 18 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 392
17.

Executive Compensation in Controlled Companies

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 3, 2015, Harvard John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business Fellows' Discussion Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 371
18.

Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents?: Evidence from Micro-Level Application Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-39, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-16, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-39, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-44
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Downloads 331
19.

How Much Mandatory Disclosure is Effective?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 284
20.

Impact Aversion in Arbitrator Decisions

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Wharton - Operations, Information and Decisions and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 274
21.

Administering Section 2 of the VRA After Shelby County

Columbia Law Review, vol. 115 Forthcoming , UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Connecticut, School of Law
Downloads 265
22.

Who Responds to U.S. News & World Report's Law School Rankings?

Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics

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Downloads 237
23.

Gender Diversity and Securities Fraud

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business, Hong Kong Shue Yan College and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

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Downloads 229
24.

Leases and Executory Contracts in Chapter 11

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 218
25.

Imagining a World Without the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and University College London - School of Public Policy
Downloads 212
26.

Informed Short Selling, Fails-to-Deliver, and Abnormal Returns

Journal of Empirical Finance, Volume 38, Part A, September 2016, Pages 81-102, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 210
27.

Effects of Patent Rights on Industry Structure and R&D

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam Business School
Downloads 203
28.

Busted! Now What? Effects of Cartel Enforcement on Firm Value and Corporate Policies

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/38/FIN, Paris December 2015 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI, Finance Down Under 2016 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, INSEAD - Finance and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 190
29.

Trust, Leniency and Deterrence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), SITE-Stockholm School of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics (SITE)
Downloads 184
30.

Gender Disparity in Law Review Citation Rates

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-38
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Richmond School of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 183
31.

Does Juvenile Delinquency Reduce Educational Attainment?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

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Downloads 175
32.

Damage Caps and the Labor Supply of Physicians: Evidence from the Third Reform Wave

nearly final version, published in 18 American Law and Economics Review 463-505 (2016), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-11, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Georgetown University
Downloads 169
33.

Does the Quality of the Plaintiffs' Law Firm Matter in Deal Litigation?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 161
34.

The Impact of Scandals on Mutual Fund Performance, Money Flows and Fees

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2014 BFIN 20
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and University of Otago - Department of Accountancy and Finance
Downloads 152
35.

Independent Directors and Corporate Litigation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
College of Charleston and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Downloads 140
36.

Executory Contracts and Chapter 11 Restructuring Incentives

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Lehigh University - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 135
37.

Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 14-31, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS14-25
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and USC Gould School of Law

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Downloads 126
38.

Multiple Lead Underwriter IPOs and Firm Visibility

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Dongguk University- Seoul, Ferris State University, Kansas State University and University of Alabama

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Downloads 116
39.

Patenting — With Chinese Characteristics

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law, United States Patent and Trademark Office and United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 111
40.

Prevention of Atrocities Act - Boon or Bane

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Acharya Nagarjuna University
Downloads 109
41.

The Leviathan's Rule by Law

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (December 2015)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Law School

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Downloads 102
42.

Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Queen's School of Business and Queen's University

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Downloads 101
43.

Monitoring the Monitors: How Social Factors Influence Supply Chain Auditors

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-032, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California Hastings College of the Law, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 99
44.

Rigidity of Public Contracts

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 13, Nro. 3, pp. 396-427
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs

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Downloads 94
45.

Access-to-Justice v. Efficiency: An Empirical Study of Settlement Rates after Twombly & Iqbal

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Moskowitz, Mandell, Salim & Simowitz, P.A.
Downloads 91
46.

Descriptive Representation and Judicial Outcomes in Multi-Ethnic Societies

American Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania, University of Haifa - Faculty of Law, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Downloads 91
47.

The Impact of Private Precautions on Home Burglary and Robbery in Brazil

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG)
Downloads 83
48.

Creditor Conflict and the Efficiency of Corporate Reorganization

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce

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Downloads 80
49.

The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Legal Studies and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 77
50.

Corporate Law Reform and Political Environment: An Empirical Analysis Employing Public Comment Procedure Data in Japan

Asian Journal of Law and Society (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Tohoku University
Downloads 76